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PC-1085



Call sign:
Nan - Fox - Sugar - Queen

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 6 January 1943 by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Launched 27 March 1943
  • Commissioned 19 October 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 November 1945
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in December 1946
  • 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 depth charge projectors, two depth charge tracks, and two rocket launchers
  • Propulsion: Four 1,440bhp 6-cylinder ALCO (American Locomotive Company) 540 diesel engines (Serial No. 3501, 3502, 3504 and 3505), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    PC-1085 76k c. 1943. Bob Daly/PC-1181

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