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PC-623



Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Zebra - Uncle

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 22 June 1942 by the Nashville Bridge Co., Nashville, TN
  • Launched 24 September 1942
  • Commissioned 10 April 1943
  • Assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the following operations:
    Capture and Occupation of Southern Palau Islands, 6 September - 14 October 1944
    Leyte Landings, 13 - 30 October 1944; and
    Manila Bay-Bicol Operations, Nasugbu, 2 - 31 January - February 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 17 April 1946
  • Sold in January 1947
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 295 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 40mm gun mount;, three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectors, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp General Motors 16-258S diesel engines (Serial No. 10847 and 10848), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    PC-623 62k . Barbara Rebold

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