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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Nan - William - Roger - Nan
SC-649 served the Navies of the United States and France.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 16 October 1941 by the Delaware Bay Shipbuilding Co., Leesburg, NJLaunched 18 April 1942Commissioned USS PC-649, 31 July 1942Reclassified SC-649 in April 1943Transferred to France 15 May 1944 and reclassified CH-91Fate 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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||© 1997 Theodore R. Treadwell
There is no DANFS history available for SC-649
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