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PC-1128



Call sign:
Nan - George - Queen - Zebra

Grounded - Total loss 9 October 1945

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 14 September 1942 by the Defoe Shipbuilding Corp., Bay City, MI
  • Launched 19 November 1942
  • Commissioned 31 May 1943
  • Grounded 9 October 1945 by Typhoon Louise at Buckner Bay, Okinawa and found to be beyond economical repair
  • Decommissioned 29 November 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 5 December 1945
  • Destroyed in March 1946.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 295 t.(lt), 450 t.(fl)
  • 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;, three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectors, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp General Motors 16-258S diesel engines, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Commanding Officers
    01LT M. F. Williams, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for PC-1128
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