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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, CTLaunched 9 July 1942Commissioned USS PC-535, 21 July 1942Reclassified SC-535 in April 1943Transferred to France 16 November 1944 and reclassified CH-143Fate 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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||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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