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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
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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, CTLaunched 7 April 1942Commissioned USS PC-532, 20 May 1942Reclassified SC-532 in April 1943Transferred to France 16 November 1944 and reclassified CH-103Fate 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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||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
There is no DANFS history available for SC-532
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