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Sunk 10 July 1945

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down, 5 May 1941 by the Annapolis Yacht Yard, Inc., Annapolis, MD; Launched, 1 February 1942; Commissioned 15 April 1942; Foundered 10 July 1945 off Santa Cruz, Solomon Islands area.

Specifications: Displacement 148 t; Length 110' 10"; Beam 17'; Draft 6' 6"; Speed 15.6 kts.; Complement 28; Armament one 40mm gun mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two dcp "Y Gun," and two dct; Propulsion two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear,
two shafts.
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SC-497 161k Exploded view of SC-497 class Subchaser. © 1997 Theodore R. Treadwell

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