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PC-784



Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Nan - Jig



PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down, 16 December 1942 at Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OR; Launched, 18 January 1943; Commissioned 17 August 1943; Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal, 17 March 1948. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 450 t.; 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 depth charge projectors, two depth charge tracks, two rocket launchers; Propulsion two 2,880bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 7041 and 7042), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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PC-784 48k c. 1944 Harry Wilson, GM2, USN
via Allan M. Wilson
PC-784 63k c. 1945
Alondside Tatoosh (YAG 1) at Finger Bay, Adak, Alaska
Harry Wilson, GM2, USN
via Allan M. Wilson
PC-784 69k c. 1945
Alondside Tatoosh (YAG 1) at Finger Bay, Adak, Alaska
Harry Wilson, GM2, USN
via Allan M. Wilson
PC-784 74k c. 1945
Alondside Tatoosh (YAG 1) at Finger Bay, Adak, Alaska
Harry Wilson, GM2, USN
via Allan M. Wilson
PC-784 76k c. 1945
Alondside Tatoosh (YAG 1) at Finger Bay, Adak, Alaska
Harry Wilson, GM2, USN
via Allan M. Wilson
PC-784 64k c. 1945
Alondside Tatoosh (YAG 1) at Finger Bay, Adak, Alaska
Harry Wilson, GM2, USN
via Allan M. Wilson
PC-784 59k c. 1945
(Right to left) PC-793, PC-784, PC-785, PC-781, and an unknown PC at Adak, Alaska.
Harry Wilson, GM2, USN
via Allan M. Wilson

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