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PC-1549



Call sign:
Nan - Item - Tare - Zebra


PC-1549 served the Navies of the United States and the Republic of China

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 30 January 1944 by the Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY
  • Launched 12 March 1944
  • Commissioned 25 July 1944
  • Transferred to the Republic of China in June 1948
  • Decommissioned in Taiwanese Navy in 1952
  • Fate unknown.

    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 General Motors 16-278A diesel engines, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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