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SC-1483



Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Love - Fox


SC-1483 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 21 May 1943 at Rice Brothers, Rockport, TX
  • Launched 16 December 1943
  • Commissioned USS SC-1483, 23 July 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 9 September 1944 and reclasified BO-239 and placed in service
  • Placed out of service 26 February 1948 and laid up
  • Sunk 25 June 1956 off the Kildinskiy Reach by agreement with the United States.

    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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