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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
SC-766 served the Navies of the United States and Brazil
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 9 April 1942 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MALaunched 27 October 1942Commissioned USS PC-766, 11 November 1942Transferred to Brazil 31 December 1942 and named Juruena (CS 54)Reclassified SC-766 by the U.S. Navy in April 1943Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 148 t.Length 110' 10"Beam 17'Draft 6' 6"Speed 15.6 kts.Complement 28Armament: One 40mm mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "K Guns," and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
There is no DANFS history available for SC-766
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