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SC-652



Call sign:
Nan - William - Roger - Yoke

ex-PC-652


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 5 December 1941 by Julius Peterson, Nyack, NY
  • Launched 18 April 1942
  • Commissioned PC-652, 18 June 1942
  • Reclassified SC-652 in April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 25 February 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission 20 May 1947
  • 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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    SC-497 161k Exploded view of SC-497 class Subchaser. © 1997 Theodore R. Treadwell

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