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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
USCGC Air Scoter (WAVR 482)
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SC-1340 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:>Laid down 7 November 1942 as PC-1340 by the Walter E. Abrams Shipyards/Thomas Knutson Shipbuilding Corp., Halesite, Long Island, NYReclassified SC-1340 in April 1943Launched 18 September 1943Commissioned USS SC-1340, 4 December 1943Transferred to the Coast Guard 30 October 1945Struck from the Naval Register 16 November 1945Commissioned USCGC Air Scoter (WAVR 482), 7 February 1946Fate 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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