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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
USCGC Air Robin (WAVR 458)
Nan - Dog - Fox - Charlie
SC-1037 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 31 October 1942 as PC-1037 by the Peterson Boat Works, Sturgeon Bay, WIReclassified SC-1037 in April 1943Launched 29 May 1943Commissioned USS SC-1037, 7 July 1943Transferred to the Coast Guard and commissioned USCGC Air Robin (WAVR 458), 16 January 1946Struck from the Naval Register 7 February 1946Sold in June 1947 as a private fishing boat and renamed RobinStill in service in 1978Fate 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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||Hyperwar U.S. Navy in WWII
There is no DANFS history available for SC-1037
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Patrol Craft Sailors Association
"Subchaser in the South Pacific"
by J. Henry Doscher, CAPT, USN, Ret.
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