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SC-734



Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Jig - Uncle

ex-PC-734


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 15 April 1942 by the Al Larson Boat Shop, Inc., Terminal Island, CA
  • Launched 18 July 1942
  • Commissioned PC-734, 28 December 1942
  • Reclassified SC-734 in April 1943
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission 25 April 1947
  • 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-734 54k 1 January 1943 Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-734
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