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PC-1132



Call sign:
Nan - George - Roger - Zebra

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 5 November 1942 by the Defoe Shipbuilding Corp., Bay City, MI
  • Launched 29 December 1942
  • Commissioned 10 August 1943
  • Decommissioned 31 May 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 16 September 1947
  • Destroyed 20 May 1948.

    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 (Serial No. 10832 and 10833), Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    PC-1132 32k . Hyperwar US Navy in WW II
    PC-1132 61k At sea en route to Noemfoor Island, Dutch New Guinea. c. 1944-06. A U.S. patrol craft boat (PC 1132), comes alongside a landing ship, tank (LST) with official orders for RAAF engineers and mail for RAAF troops en route to the Allied landing on 2 July 1944.
    Photo by John T. Harrison.
    Australian War Memorial
    PC-1132 26k
    PC-1132 32k
    PC-1132 32k

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