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USCGC Air Warbler (WAVR 477)
ex-USS SC-1362

Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Oboe - Able


SC-1362 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 November 1942 as PC-1362 by the Peyton Co., Newport Beach, CA
  • Reclassified SC-1362 and launched 24 April 1943
  • Commissioned USS SC-1362, 6 September 1943
  • Transferred to the Coast Guard 8 February 1946 and commissioned USCGC Air Warbler (WAVR 477)
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 May 1946
  • Sold 19 January 1948
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 110 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "Y Guns," and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-1362 119k National Archives photo Dan Treadwell
    SC-1362 197k Photo from the collection of James Quigley Emmett Quigley
    Photo added 20 September 2019

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG K. M. Leighton, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan
    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1362
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