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PC-1210



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Peter - Fox


PC-1210 served the Navies of the United States and Mexico.

PC-592 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 15 September 1943 by the Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY
  • Launched 30 October 1943
  • Commissioned USS PC-1210, 5 May 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register 13 December 1946
  • Transferred 8 June 1948 to the War Shipping Administration for disposal
  • Sold 1 July 1948 to the Dulien Steel Corp. of Seattle, WA
  • Sold to Mexico in 1952 and reclassified GC-30
  • Sold for scrap in 1971.

    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, Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    Size Image Description Source
    PC-1210 197k 30 October 1943
    Launching
    National Archives photo
    Dan Treadwell
    PC-1210 166k

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