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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
USCGC Air Scaup (WAVR 481)
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SC-1339 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:>Laid down 24 October 1942 as PC-1339 by the Walter E. Abrams Shipyards/Thomas Knutson Shipbuilding Corp., Halesite, Long Island, NYReclassified SC-1339 in April 1943Launched 21 August 1943Commissioned USS SC-1339, 8 November 1943Transferred to the Coast Guard 15 November 1945Commissioned USCGC Air Scaup (WAVR 481), 12 February 1946Struck from the Naval Register 8 May 1946Sold 4 August 1947Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 94 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 "Y Guns," and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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