Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.
Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Nan - Able - Oboe - Zebra
SC-526 served the Navies of the United States and France.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 29 July 1941 by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJLaunched 30 December 1941Commissioned USS PC-526, 11 May 1942Reclassified SC-526 in April 1943Damaged by grounding 12 August 1943 off Sicily at 38º01'N, 13º27'ETransferred to France 25 September 1944 and reclassified CH-114Fate 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.
|Click On Image
For Full Size Image
||Exploded view of SC-497 class Subchaser.
||© 1997 Theodore R. Treadwell
There is no DANFS history available for SC-526
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Patrol Craft Sailors Association
This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan|