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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Nan - Queen - Jig - Peter
PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 23 January 1943 by the Consolidated Shipbuilding Co., Morris Heights, NYLaunched 14 March 1943Commissioned 17 July 1943Identified for disposal as a target in November 1945Struck from the Naval Register 28 March 1946Destroyed as a target in 1949.
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. 7013 and 7014), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.
Specifications: Displacement 280 t.(lt) 450 t.(fl); Length 173' 8"; Beam 23'; Draft 10' 10"; Speed; 22k; Complement 65; Armament one single 3"/50 gun, one 40mm gun mount, three 20mm guns, two depth charge projectors, two depth charge tracks; Propulsion two Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 7013 and 7014), no reduction gears, two shafts.
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