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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
USCGC Air Linnet (WAVR 435)
Nan - Xray - Oboe - George
Halcyon II call sign (1947):
King - William - Love - Roger
SC-753 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 8 May 1942 as PC-753 by the Robinson Marine Construction Co., Benton Harbor, MILaunched 4 January 1943Reclassified and commissioned USS SC-753, 14 April 1943Decommissioned in October 1945Transferred to the Coast Guard 1 December 1945Commissioned USCGC Air Linnet (WAVR 435), 4 December 1945Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946Sold 24 September 1947 to Robert L. Parker of Los Angeles, CA for use as a yacht and renamed Halcyon IIAcquired in 1950 by George Donald Price of San Pedro, CA for use as a fishing boatAcquired in 1954 by William H. Murphy of San Diego, CAAcquired in 1960 by Minnie P. Goldman of Kansas City, KSAcquired in 1967 by Lawrence H. Broadbent of Terminal Island, CAOut of documentation in 1974Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 95 t.Length 110' 10"Beam 17'Draft 6' 6"Speed 21 kts.Complement 28Armament: One 40mm, one/two twin mount .50 cal. machine guns, 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 projectilesPropulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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|01||LTJG Robert Tepper, USNR||14 April 1943|
There is no DANFS history available for SC-753
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