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SC-500



Call sign:
November - Uniform - Golf - Hotel

ex-PC-500


SC-500 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 27 February 1942 by the Fisher Boat Works, Detroit, MI
  • Launched 11 October 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-500, 31 March 1942
  • Reclassified SC-500 in April 1943
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 9 June 1945 and reclassified BO-319
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "Y Gun," and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    SC-497 161k Exploded view of SC-497 class Subchaser. © 1997 Theodore R. Treadwell

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