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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Frostburg (PC 785)
Nan - Uncle - Tare - Peter
PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 24 December 1942 at Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OregonLaunched 23 January 1943Commissioned USS PC-785, 9 October 1943Placed in service in July 1946 as a Naval Reserve training vessel in the 9th Naval District (Great Lakes)Named Frostburg in February 1956Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 450 t.Length 173' 8"Beam 23'Draft 10' 10"Speed 20.2 kts.Complement 65Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one 40mm gun mount, five 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 1,440bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines, Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.
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(Right to left) PC-793, PC-784, PC-785, PC-781, and an unknown PC.
|Harry Wilson, GM2, USN
via Allan M. Wilson
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