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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Nan - Able


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 27 April 1942 by the Quincy Adams Yacht Yard, Inc., Quincy, MA
  • Launched 21 August 1942
  • Commissioned PC-748, 28 September 1942
  • Reclassified SC-748 in April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 26 February 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission 12 January 1948
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 95 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 15.6 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 3"/23 mount, two 20mm mounts, two/three depth charge projector "K Guns", 14 depth charges with six single release chocks and two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles
  • Propulsion: Two 800bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-748 419k c. 1942 Ed Zajkowski
    SC-748 411k

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-748
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