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SC-703



Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Baker - Able

ex-PC-703


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 19 May 1942 by the Delaware Bay Shipbuilding Co., Leesburg, NJ
  • Launched 28 November 1942
  • Commissioned PC-703, 5 January 1943
  • Reclassified SC-703 in April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 25 February 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in December 1948
  • 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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