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PC-1183



Call sign:
November - Papa - Uniform - Charlie


PC-1183 served the Navies of the United States and Indonesia.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 27 October 1943 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Launched 7 July 1943
  • Commissioned USS PC-1183, 7 December 1943
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in June 1948
  • Transferred to Indonesia 14 June 1951 and named Tenggiri (TGR)
  • Scrapped in 1976.

    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 (Serial No. 7061 and 7062), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    Size Image Description Source
    USS PC-1183
    PC-1183 35k . Bob Daly/PC-1181
    Tenggiri (TGR)
    PC-1183 62k c. 1966 Robert Hurst

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