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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Nan - Tare - Jig - How
SC-1321 served both the U. S. Navy and the Massachusetts Maritime Academy
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 7 September 1942 as PC-1321 by Harris and Parsons, Inc., East Greenwich, RILaunched, 6 February 1943Reclassified SC-1321 in April 1943Commissioned 4 May 1943Transferred to the Maritime Commission 22 March 1946Transferred to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 1946Returned to the Maritime Commission in 1948Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 148 t.Length 110' 10"Beam 17'Draft 6' 6"Speed 15.6 kts.Complement 28Armament: 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 tracksPropulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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||Baxter's Wharf (current site of the Nantucket Steamship Authority ferry), Provencetown, MA
||Massachusetts Maritime Academy
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