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SC-522



Call sign:
Nan - Able - Nan - Able

ex-PC-522


SC-522 served the Navies of the United States and France.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 14 May 1941 by the Annapolis Yacht Yard Inc., Annapolis, MD
  • Launched 18 February 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-522, 15 April 1942
  • Reclassified SC-522 in April 1943
  • Transferred to France 27 September 1944 and reclassified CH-111
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 15.6 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "Y Guns," and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    SC-522 72k c. 1942 David P. Rakestraw

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