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Tarrytown (PC 1252)
ex-PC-1252



Call sign:
November - Delta - Charlie - Yankee

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 8 June 1942 by the Brown Shipbuilding Co., Houston, TX
  • Launched 30 September 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1252, 27 March 1943
  • Decommissioned in January 1947 and laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group
  • Named Tarrytown 15 February 1956
  • Struck from the Naval Register 1 July 1960
  • Transferred to Venezuela in October 1960
  • Cannibalized for spare parts.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 280 t.(lt), 450 t.(fl)
  • 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, three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectors, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp Fairbanks Morse 38D8 1/8 diesel engines (Serial No. 833269 and 833270), Westinhouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    PC-1252 35k . Bob Daly/PC-1181

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