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PGM-2



Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Peter - Charlie

ex-SC-757


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser/PGM-1 Class Motor Gunboat: Laid down, 16 July 1942 by the Robinson Marine Construction Co., Benton Harbor, MI; Launched, 17 June 1943; Commissioned USS SC-757, 12 August 1943; Converted to a Motor Gunboat, PGM-2, 10 December 1943; Struck from the Navy Register in June 1946; Sold 20 May 1947 and delivered to the Foreign Liquidation Commission at Subic Bay, Philippines. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 95 t; Length 110' 10"; Beam 23; Draft 10' 10"; Speed 21 kts.; Complement 28; Armament one 3"/23 dual purpose gun mount, one 40mm gun mount and eight twin .50 cal. machine guns; Propulsion two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.


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USS SC-757
SC-757 144k Photographed by her builder, Robinson Marine Construction Co., Benton Harbor, Michigan, circa August 1943.
U.S. Navy photo NH 96484
Naval Historical Center
SC-757 111k Photographed by her builder, Robinson Marine Construction Co., Benton Harbor, Michigan, circa August 1943.
Navy photo NH 96485
Naval Historical Center
USS PGM-2
PGM-2 91k National Archives photo Dan Treadwell
PGM-2 127k National Archives photo Dan Treadwell
PGM-2 157k National Archives photo Dan Treadwell

There is no DANFS history currently available for PGM-2.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Patrol Craft Sailors Association
Splinter Fleet: The Wooden Subchasers of World War II
"Subchaser in the South Pacific"
by CAPT J. Henry Doscher, USN, Ret.
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