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SCC-724
ex-SC-724



Call sign:
Nan - Xray - George - Nan

ex-PC-724


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 6 April 1942 by the Harbor Boat Building Co., Terminal Island, CA
  • Launched 2 July 1942
  • Commissioned PC-724, 23 December 1942
  • Reclassified SC-724 in April 1943
  • Reclassified as a Control Submarine Chaser, SCC-724 in August 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 25 February 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 16 December 1946
  • 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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    SC-724 181k Mk 20 Mousetrap launcher with four 7.2 projectiles
    U.S. Navy photo from "Naval Weapons of World War Two", by John Campbell
    Robert Hurst

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