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SC-1332



Call sign:
Nan - Tare - King - Roger

ex-PC-1332


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 16 December 1942 as PC-1332 by the Simms Brothers, Dorchester, MA
  • Reclassified SC-1332 in April 1943
  • Launched 17 July 1943
  • Commissioned 6 August 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 26 February 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 6 July 1948
  • 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
    SC-1332
    SC-1332 142k Launching Harold G. Simms, son of the builder, William E. Simms and nephew of Eric J. Simms - the
    Simms brothers.
    USS SC-1332
    SC-1332 142k c. June 1944
    Utah Beach, Normandy, France
    Harold G. Simms
    SC-1332 142k Under repairs after being damaged on
    Utah Beach.
    SC-1332 165k
    SC-1332 232k

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1332.
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