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PCS-1441



Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Xray - Baker

ex-PC-1441


PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Laid down 25 February 1943 as PC-1441 by the Harbor Boat Building Co., Terminal Island, CA
  • Reclassified PCS-1441 in April 1943
  • Launched 15 September 1943
  • Commissioned 5 April 1944
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in November 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-1441 144k c. April 1947
    PCS-1441 is seen mooring at Mare Island Naval Shipyard. She was in reserve status at this time.
    Darryl L. Baker

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG A. R. Shirey, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for PCS-1441
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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