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SC-535



Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Charlie - Xray

ex-PC-535


SC-535 served the Navies of the United States and France.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 18 June 1941 by the Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT
  • Launched 9 July 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-535, 21 July 1942
  • Reclassified SC-535 in April 1943
  • Transferred to France 16 November 1944 and reclassified CH-143
  • 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-530 86k A nest of nine SCs in the harbor of Salerno, [Sicily] shortly after the port was taken. SC-692 is at extreme left. Three ships outboard is the SC-535. Two ships outboard of her is the SC-530, with SC-691 moored to her port side.
    Photo by Anthony Curato
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