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PC-615



Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Yoke - Easy



PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down, 7 July 1942 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL; Launched, 17 February 1943; Commissioned 16 July 1943; Struck from the Navy Register 17 July 1947; Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 21 June 1948 and sold to the Patapsco Scrap Co. of Bethlehem, PA for $9,097.00.

Specifications: Displacement 280 t.(lt) , 450 t.(fl); Length 173' 8"; Beam 23'; Draft 10' 10"; Speed 20.2 kts.; Complement 65; Armament one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one single 40mm gun mount; three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectiles, two depth charge tracks; Propulsion two 2,880bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 6981 & 6982), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.
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