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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Yoke - Fox


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 13 April 1942 by Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT
  • Launched 1 December 1942
  • Commissioned PC-1019, 15 February 1943
  • Reclassified SC-1019 in April 1943
  • Grounded and sunk 22 April 1945 in the Yucatan Channel in position 2228'N, 8430'W
  • Salvaged and repaired
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 1 April 1946
    Naval Vessel Register of 1 January 1949 lists plan for transfer to the War Shipping Administration as May 1946
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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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