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SC-697



Call sign:
Nan - William - Zebra - Zebra

ex-PC-697


SC-697 served the Navies of the United States and France.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 31 March 1942 by the Daytona Beach Boat Works Inc., Daytona Beach, FL
  • Launched 15 August 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-697, 24 December 1942
  • Reclassified SC-697 in April 1943
  • Transferred to France and reclassified CH-92, 22 May 1944
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 15.6 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "Y Guns," 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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