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SC-725



Call sign:
Nan - Xray - George - Sugar

ex-PC-725


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 April 1942 by the Harbor Boat Building Co., Terminal Island, CA
  • Launched 23 July 1942
  • Commissioned PC-725, 2 January 1943
  • Reclassified SC-725 in April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 21 January 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-725 121k . MA3 Paul Cummings
    SC-725 113k Enlargement of above photo
    SC-725 176k .
    SC-725 196k Christmas poem

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