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SC-1503



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Love - Dog


PC-1503 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 14 August 1943 by the Calderwood Yacht Yard Inc., Manchester, MA
  • Launched 22 May 1944
  • Commissioned SC-1503, 22 August 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 22 September 1944, reclassified BO-243 and placed in service
  • Scuttled 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, two twin .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projectors ("K Guns"), 14 depth charges with six single release chocks, and 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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