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SC-747



Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Mike - Xray

ex-PC-747


SC-747 served the Navies of the United States and the Philippines.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 9 April 1942 by the Quincy Adams Yacht Yard Inc., Quincy, MA
  • Launched 28 July 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-747, 11 September 1942
  • Reclassified SC-747 in April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 26 February 1946
  • Transferred to the Philippines in February 1948 and named Surigao (P 17)
  • Scrapped.

    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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