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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Dog - Oboe - Xray


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 27 May 1942 by Perkins and Vaughn Inc., Wickford, RI
  • Launched 17 October 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1065, 30 December 1942
  • Reclassified SC-1065 in April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 19 December 1945
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 9 February 1948
  • Acquired in 1949 by William C. Gibson of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and named Nootka Chief
  • Acquired in 1961 by J. H. Todd and Sons, Ltd. of Vancouver
  • Renamed Derek Todd in 1969
  • Acquired in 1977 by Carol-Lynn Fisker of Richmond, British Columbia
  • Acquired in 1979 by Centennial Towing, Ltd. of Surrey, British Columbia
  • 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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    SC-1065 56k Derek Todd Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG J. L. Kintz, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1065
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