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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Nan - Able - George - Uncle
SC-516 served the Navies of the United States and France.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 7 May 1941 by the Elizabeth City Shipyard, Elizabeth City, NCLaunched 11 October 1941CommissionedUSS PC-516, 6 May 1942Reclassified SC-516 in April 1943Transferred to France 19 March 1944 and reclassified CH-81Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 148 t.Length 110' 10"Beam 17'Draft 6' 6"Speed 15.6 kts.Complement 28Armament: One 40mm mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "Y Guns," and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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||© 1997 Theodore R. Treadwell
There is no DANFS history available for SC-516
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