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SC-632



Call sign:
Nan - William - Oboe - Baker

ex-PC-632

Sunk 16 September 1945

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 23 February 1942 by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ
  • Launched 25 June 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-632, 2 September 1942
  • Reclassified SC-632 in April 1943
  • Sunk off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands 16 September 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Hulk destroyed 9 March 1946.

    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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    SC-497 161k Exploded view of SC-497 class Subchaser. © 1997 Theodore R. Treadwell

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