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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
SC-1288 served the Navies of the United States and Brazil.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 27 July 1942 as PC-1288 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MALaunched 24 December 1942Commissioned USS PC-1288, 12 February 1943Reclassified SC-1288 in April 1943Transferred to Brazil 19 May 1943 and named Jacuí (CS 57)Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 148 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 "K Gun," two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles 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-1288 at the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project.
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