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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Ridgway (PC 1193)
November - Quebec - Charlie - Alpha
PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 30 June 1942 at Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY.Launched 29 August 1942Commissioned USS PC-1193, 21 January 1943 at New York Navy Yard, New York, NYPlaced in service as a Naval Reserve Training vessel in July 1946 at the 3rd Naval District (New York)Decommissioned 2 March 1950 at Boston, MA and laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Boston GroupNamed Ridgway 15 February 1956Sold for scrap 16 September 1959 to Hughes Brothers, Inc.
Specifications:Displacement 450 t.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, five 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 1,440bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 6833 and 6834), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.
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|01||LT Marion Lowell Bohgren, USN||21 January 1943|
Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler
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