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Canadaigua (PC 1246)
November - Charlie - Whiskey - Alpha
PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down, 3 May 1943 by the Nashville Bridge Co., Nashville, TN; Launched, 3 July 1943; Commissioned USS PC-1246, 29 November 1943 at New Orleans, LA; Placed out of commission, in reserve in January 1947 at Green Cove Springs, FL; Named Canadaigua 15 February 1956; Struck from the Navy Register 1 February 1957 and sold for scrap.
Specifications: Displacement 450 t.; Length 173' 8"; Beam 23'; Draft 10' 10"; Speed 20.2 kts.; Complement 65; Armament one 3"/50 dual purpose mount, one 40mm gun, five 20mm guns, two depth charge projectors, two depth charge tracks, two rocket launchers; Propulsion two 2,880bhp General Motors 16-278A diesel engines (Serial No. 14233 and 14238), Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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||Financed through War Bonds from Davidson County, TN.
||En route Oran, North Africa
||E. J. Comeau
There is no DANFS history available for Canadaigua (PC 1246)
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