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SC-1481



Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - King - Nan


PC-1481 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 15 April 1943 by Rice Brothers, Rockport, TX
  • Launched 16 October 1943
  • Commissioned USS SC-1481, 16 May 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 27 June 1944 as BO-221
  • Placed in service 5 July 1944
  • Arrived in Polyarny, Murmansk 25 August 1944 and became a member of the Northern Fleet
  • Participated in the Petsamo-Kirkenes Offensive in October 1944
  • Became a member of the Baltic Fleet 23 November 1945
  • Placed out of service 29 June 1955 and returned to U.S. custody
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 95 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, three 20mm mounts, one or two twin .50 cal. machine guns, two or three depth charge projector "K Guns", 14 depth charges with six single release chocks, two
    sets Mk20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, two shafts.
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