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SC-1486



Call sign:
November - Uniform - Mike - Kilo


SC-1486 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down 5 August 1943 by the Daytona Beach Boat Works, Inc., Daytona Beach, FL; Launched 15 January 1944; Commissioned USS SC-1486, 22 July 1944; Transferred to the Soviet Union 22 August 1944 as BO-235; Commissioned into the Northern Fleet 30 January 1945; Scuttled in the Barents Sea in 1955 under American supervision.

Specifications: Displacement 98 t; Length 110' 10"; Beam 17' 11"; Max. Draft 6' 6"(fl); Speed 15.6 or 21k; Complement three officers 24 enlisted; Armament one 40mm gun mount, 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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SC-1486 53k 25 September 1944
Underway flying Soviet colors
Robert Hirst

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