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SCC-1066



Call sign:
Nan - Dog - King - William

ex-SC-1066
ex-PC-1066


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 2 June 1942 by Perkins and Vaughn Inc., Wickford, RI
  • Launched 14 November 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1066, 27 February 1943
  • Reclassified SC-1066 in April 1943
  • Reclassified as a Control Submarine Chaser, SCC-1066, 20 August 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 21 January 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in May 1947
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 95 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"(fl)
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, one/two twin mount .50 cal. machine guns, two/three depth charge projector "K Guns", 14 depth charges with six single release chocks and two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails with four
    7.2 projectiles
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    USS SC-1066
    SC-1066 120k c. July 1944
    Refuelling at sea en route from Saipan to Pearl Harbor
    Photo courtesy of Bernard M. Hollander from "Splinter Fleet" by Theodore R. Treadwell
    Robert Hurst
    USS SCC-1066
    SC-1066 118k Buckner Bay, Okinawa
    National Archives photo
    Dan Treadwell

    There is no DANFS history available for SCC-1066
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