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PC-795



Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Victor - Roger

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 22 May 1943 at Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OR
  • Launched 24 July 1943
  • Commissioned 10 June 1944
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in June 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 40mm gun mount, five 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines, Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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