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SC-1370



Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Oboe - Yoke

ex-PC-1370


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 December 1942 as PC-1370 by Fellows and Stewart, Inc., Wilmington, CA
  • Reclassified SC-1370 in April 1943
  • Launched 20 May 1943
  • Commissioned 6 September 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 January 1946
  • Disposed of 12 January 1948.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 95 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6" (fl)
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, one or two twin .50 cal. machine guns, two or three depth charge projector "K Guns", 14 depth charges with six single release chocks and two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540hp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-1370 466k . Charles Martin
    SC-1370 135k c. August 1943
    Fellows and Stewart Inc., Terminal Island, CA
    National Archives photo 80-G-381539
    Jim Flynn
    SC-1370 91k c. October 1943
    Dropping depth charge during shakedown cruise off San Diego, CA
    Charles Martin
    SC-1370 73k c. October 1943
    Louis Goldstein and Frank Jankus
    SC-1370 125k c. December 1943
    Bishop's Point, Oahu, HI
    SC-1370 between an unindentified SC and SC-1050. SC-1008 is at the opposite pier.
    SC-1370 90k c. 1944
    Canton Pheonix Islands
    SC-1370 107k

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1370.
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