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PC-1215



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Uncle - Yoke



PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 22 March 1943 at Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT
  • Launched 29 July 1943
  • Commissioned 26 November 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 May 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 28 June 1948
  • Fate unknown.

    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. 6837 and 6838), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    PC-1215 96k c. 1945
    Miami, FL
    Bob Daly/PC-1181

    There is no DANFS History currently available for PC-1215
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