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SC-1485



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 and reclassified BO-229
  • Placed in service in August 1944
  • Torpedoed and sunk 7 December 1944 in the Barents Sea off Kildin Island by the German submarine U-997

    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, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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