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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
USCGC Air Puffin (WAVR 454)
Nan - Dog - Baker - King
SC-1027 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 7 September 1942 by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJLaunched 26 January 1943Commissioned USS PC-1027, 2 February 1943Reclassified SC-1027 in April 1943Transferred to the Coast Guard 10 December 1945 and commissioned USCGC Air Puffin (WAVR 454)Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946Sold 24 September 1947Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 94 t.Length 110' 10"Beam 17'Draft 6' 6"Speed 21 kts.Complement 28Armament: One 40mm gun mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "Y Guns," and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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|01||LTJG P. G. Swartz, USNR||1945|
There is no DANFS history available for SC-1027
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