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SC-1039



Call sign:
Nan - Dog - Fox - Mike

ex-PC-1039


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 14 April 1942 as PC-1039 by the Rice Brothers, Rockport, TX
  • Launched 28 July 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1039, 15 October 1942
  • Reclassifed SC-1039, 8 April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 21 January 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 9 February 1948
  • Sold 7 July 1948 to Teraco Packing Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and named Norking
  • As of April 2008 she is for sale for $70,000 (Canadian).

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 15.6 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "K Guns," and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    SC-1039 28k . Joe Radigan

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