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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Nan - George - Love - Baker
PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 11 July 1942 by the Defoe Shipbuilding Corp., Bay City, MILaunched 7 September 1942Commissioned 1 January 1943Decommissioned 9 August 1946Struck from Naval Register 16 September 1947Transferred to the Philippines 6 May 1948 for spare partsFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 295 t.(lt), 450 t.(fl)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;, three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectors, and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 1,440bhp General Motors 16-258S diesel engines (Serial No. 7805 and 7805), Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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||E. J. Comeau
||Sansapor, New Guinea
||Hyperwar US Navy in WW II
There is no DANFS history available for PC-1122
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