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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
USCGC Air Quail (WAVR 455)
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SC-1028 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 21 October 1942 by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJLaunched 21 February 1943Commissioned USS PC-1028, 27 March 1943Reclassified SC-1028 in April 1943Transferred to the Coast Guard 8 January 1946 and commissioned USCGC Air Quail (WAVR 455)Struck from the Naval Register 21 January 1946Sold 26 January 1948Fate 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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There is no DANFS history available for SC-1028
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