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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - William - Zebra - Fox


SC-692 served the Navies of the United States and France

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 26 March 1942 by Calderwood Yacht Yard Inc., Manchester, MA
  • Launched 25 September 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-692, 25 November 1942
  • Reclassified SC-692 in April 1943
  • Transferred to France 17 November 1944 and reclassified CH-131
  • Reclassified M-713
  • Struck from the French Navy list in 1954
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 15.6 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 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    USS SC-692
    SC-692 50k Photo by C. S. Coffey, Jr. .
    SC-692 92k The French Patrouilleur M-713, ex-SC-692, off Sfax, Tunisia in September 1956.
    Photo by Enseigne de Vaisseau Philippe Raillard

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Edward P. Stafford, USNR25 November 1942 - 13 October 1943
    02ENS Charles Shelby Coffey, Jr., USNR13 October 1943 - 17 November 1944
    Courtesy of Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-692
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