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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
USCGC Air Heron (WAVR 429)
Nan - William - Yoke - Able
SC-684 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 6 July 1942 by American Cruiser, Wilmington, DELaunched 21 November 1942Delivered 12 January 1943 and commissioned USS PC-684Reclassified SC-684 in April 1943Transferred to the Coast Guard 12 January 1946 and commissioned USCGC Air Heron (WAVR 429)Struck from the Naval Register 21 January 1946Sold 10 January 1948Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 100 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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