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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
November - Charlie - Kilo - Foxtrot


SC-986 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 18 April 1942 as PC-986 by John E. Matton and Son Inc., Cohoes, NY
  • Launched 13 November 1942
  • Reclassified and commissioned USS SC-986, 29 April 1943
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 5 June 1945 and reclassified BO-305
  • Assigned to the Pacific Fleet 17 June 1945
  • Participated in the landing in Rasin (Najin), North Korea 14 August 1945 and Maoku (Kholmsk), China 20 August 1945
  • Awarded the Order of the Red Banner 25 September 1945
  • Placed out of service 1 February 1954 and scrapped.


  • 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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