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SC-658



Call sign:
Nan - William - Sugar - Yoke

ex-PC-658


SC-658 served the Navies of the United States and France.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 8 December 1941 by American Cruiser, Inc., Trenton, MI
  • Launched 6 June 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-648, 21 August 1942
  • Reclassified SC-658 in April 1943
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 30 January 1948
  • Sold to France in 1949 for duty in Indochina (Vietnam)
  • 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-658 59k Flying her homeward bound pennant. Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

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