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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
SC-1485 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down 24 July 1943 by the Daytona Beach Boat Works, Inc., Daytona Beach, FL; Launched 30 November 1943; Commissioned USS SC-1485, 31 May 1944 Transferred to the Soviet Union 8 July 1944 as BO-229. 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 mount .50 cal. machine guns, two or three dcp "K Guns", 14 depth charges with six single release chocks, two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles; Propulsion two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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