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SC-532
ex-PC-532



Call sign
Nan - Able - Xray - Queen



SC-532 served the Navies of the United States and France.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 19 April 1941 by Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT
  • Launched 7 April 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-532, 20 May 1942
  • Reclassified SC-532 in April 1943
  • Transferred to France 16 November 1944 and reclassified CH-103
  • 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-532 296k Believed to be off the coast of Southern France. YMS-24 is in the right background
    U.S. Army Signal Corps photo from the National Archives
    Dave Kerr

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-532
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