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SC-773



Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Sugar - Able

ex-PC-773


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 23 May 1942 as PC-773 by The Peyton Co., Newport Beach, CA
  • Launched 17 October 1942
  • Reclassified SC-773 in April 1943
  • Commissioned 12 May 1943
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 11 February 1948
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "K Gun," and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-773 104k . Laurie Reilly-Gruhn
    SC-773 112k Running at full speed
    National Archives photo.
    Dan Treadwell

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-773.
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