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|50k||.||E. J. Comeau PC 553/1228|
|215k||.||Original photo: Dan Treadwell
Replacement photo: Ron Titus
|62k||Advertisement for Superior diesel engines||Tommy Trampp|
|300k||Original photo: c. 1941
Replacement photo: Undated post card
|Original photo: Richard Leonhardt
Replacement photo: Tommy Trampp
|110k||Experimental anti-submarine rocket set up on the SC-449. This was done at Key West in April of 1942. The system was designed by Dr.'s Schilchter and Lauretson of California Institute of Technology. It was the proto-type of the later Mouse Traps and Hedge Hog rockets. SCs carried one row of racks and the PC 's had two. The 30 lb. charge of TNT was carried in the war head with a contact detonator on top. The rocket charge was carried in the tail pipe. Most of the time they iginited but once in awhile they didn't. Then some poor sailor had to go forward, pick the rocket up and toss it over the side.
National Archives photo 80-G-21905.
|55k||Bow of SC-449 at Key West on 16 April 1942. Note barrel of 3"/23 gun in forground.
National Archives photo 80-G-21913.
|115k||c. February 1945
Disguised as an Escort Carrier.
National Archives photo
An aerial view of SC-449 disguised as a CVE.
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