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SC-1317



Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Item - Victor

ex-PC-1317


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 2 September 1942 as PC-1317 by Julius Petersen, Nyack, NY
  • Launched 20 March 1943
  • Reclassified SC-1317 in April 1943
  • Commissioned 6 July 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 8 November 1946
  • Fate unknown.

    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," two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles 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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    Size Image Description Source
    Simon Newcomb 225k Drydocked astern of Simon Newcomb (AGS 14) aboard the Advance Base Section Dock ABSD-6 from 27 June to 1 July 1945
    Life magazine photo by J. R. Eyerman
    John Chiquoine
    SC-1317 175k Drydocked aboard the Advance Base Section Dock ABSD-6 from 27 June to 1 July 1945
    Life magazine photo by J. R. Eyerman

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG E. L. Chapin, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS History currently available for SC-1317
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