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PCSC-1460
ex-PCS-1460



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ex-PC-1460


PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Laid down 9 April 1943 as PC-1460 by the Western Boat Building Co., Tacoma, WA but reclassified PCS-1460 later that month
  • Launched 28 August 1943
  • Delivered and commissioned 28 February 1944
  • Reclassified as a Control Submarine Chaser, PCSC-1460 in August 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 May 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in April 1948
  • 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 mount, one 40mm gun mount (later removed and replaced by a radio shack), 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, diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    PCS-1460 112k . Jeanne Trump
    PCS-1460 105k 23 February 1944
    Sea Trials Brochure
    Lester Alexander
    PCS-1460 115k
    PCS-1460 45k c. 1944
    PCS-1460 263k Excerpts from the Service Record of crewmember, SoM3c Byron Angelo Tompras, USNR (28 February 1944 - 26 January 1946) Thomas Orsay
    PCS-1460 251k
    PCS-1460 263k

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Thomas E. Murphy, USNR28 February 1944
    02LT Martin Seaver, USNR1944
    03LT Foster W. Lamb, USNR1945
    Courtesy of Joe Radigan

    View the PC-1460 Crew Photos
    There is no DANFS History currently available for PCS-1460.
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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