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PCS-1377



Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Peter - Sugar

ex-PC-1377


PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Laid down 13 February 1943 as PC-1377 by the Wheeler Shipbuilding Corp., Whitestone, Long Island, NY
  • Reclassified PCS-1377 in April 1943
  • Launched 14 October 1943
  • Commissioned 19 January 1944
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration for disposal in January 1947
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 245 t. (lt), 338 t. (fl)
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 8' 7"
  • Speed 14.1 kts.
  • Complement 57
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one 20mm gun mount, four depth charge projectors, one depth charge projector (hedgehog), and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 800bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    PCS-1377 76k c. September/October 1945
    San Diego, CA.
    In dry dock having fore peak repaired after collision in rough seas when they collided with the fuel ship.
    Calvin Stoeckel via Brian Bayer

    There is no DANFS History currently available for PCS-1377
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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