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USCGC Air Phoebe (WAVR 450)
ex-USS SC-1016

Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - William - Easy

ex-USS PC-1016

SC-1016 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 3 June 1942 by Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT
  • Launched 4 September 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1016, 15 December 1942
  • Reclassified SC-1016 in April 1943
  • Transferred to the Coast Guard 23 October 1945 and commissioned USCGC Air Phoebe (WAVR 450)
  • Struck from the Naval Register 16 November 1945
  • Sold 21 January 1948
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 105 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 "Y Guns," and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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