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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
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SC-657 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 20 December 1941 by Snow Shipyards, Inc., Rockland, MELaunched 22 June 1942Commissioned USS PC-657, 9 September 1942Reclassified SC-657 in April 1943Transferred to the Soviet Union 25 May 1945 and reclassified BO-307Assigned to the Soviet Pacific Fleet 17 June 1945Participated in the landing of the landing in Seisin (Chongjin), Japan 14 August 1945Placed out of service 1 February 1954 and scrapped.
Specifications:Displacement 92 t.Length 110' 10"Beam 17'Draft 6' 6"Speed 21 kts.Complement 28Armament: One 40mm gun mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "Y Guns," and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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