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SCC-630
ex-SC-630



Call sign:
Nan - William - Mike - William

ex-PC-630


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 22 December 1941 by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ
  • Launched 18 April 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-630, 6 August 1942
  • Reclassified SC-630 in April 1943
  • Reclassified as a Control Submarine Chaser, SCC-630, 20 August 1945
  • Transferred to Maritime Commission 9 March 1948
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "Y Gun," and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-630 100k Rescuing downed Airman
    National Archives photo
    T. R. Treadwell
    Splinter Fleet web site

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS W. R. Thoits, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-630
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    "Subchaser in the South Pacific"
    by J. Henry Doscher, Capt, USN, Ret.
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back to the Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Ship Index Back to the 110' Submarine Chaser (SC) Photo Index

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