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PGM-4



Call sign:
Nan - Dog - Jig - Able

ex-SC-1053
ex-PC-1053


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser/PGM-1 Class Motor Gunboat:

  • Laid down 11 April 1942 by the Wilmington Boat Works, Inc., Wilmington, WA
  • Launched 7 September 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1053, 17 March 1943
  • Reclassified SC-1053 in April 1943
  • Reclassified as a Motor Gunboat, PGM-4 10 December 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 25 February 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission 9 June 1947
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 95 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 23
  • Draft 10' 10"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two 40mm gun mounts, six 20mm guns, one twin .50 cal. machine gun, and one 60mm mortar
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp Electro-Motive Corp. 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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