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Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Uncle - Nan


Lake Creek call sign:
Able - Zebra - Zebra - Queen
PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Originally planned as PC-1419, but reclassified PCS-1419 in April 1943
  • Laid down 18 June 1943 by Daschel-Carter Shipbuilding Corp., Benton Harbor, MI
  • Launched 31 October 1943
  • Commissioned 20 March 1944 under the command of LT Otto A. Poirier, USNR
  • Decommissioned 12 April 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 May 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in January 1947, sold to the Superior Oil Co. of Los Angeles, CA and named Lake Creek
  • Acquired in 1961 by the Creole Drydock and Shipbuilding Corp. of Lafayette, LA
  • Scrapped in 1967.


  • 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 mount, one 40mm gun mount, two 20mm gun mounts, 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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