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PCS-1430



Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Victor - Uncle

ex-PC-1430


PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Laid down 27 February 1943 as PC-1430 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Corp., Jacksonville, FL
  • Reclassified PCS-1430 in April 1943
  • Launched 6 August 1943
  • Commissioned 3 March 1944
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in June 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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