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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
USCGC Air Teal (WAVR 473)
Nan - Tare - Mike - Nan
SC-1347 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 17 February 1943 as PC-1348 by the Fisher Boat Works, Inc., Detroit, MIReclassified USS SC-1348 in April 1943Launched 12 August 1943Commissioned USS SC-1348, 1 October 1943Transferred to the Coast Guard 30 October 1945Commissioned USCGC Air Teal (WAVR 473), 31 October 1945Sold 1 August 1948Fate 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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