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Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Love - Zebra

SC-1506 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down 7 August 1943 by the Donavan Contracting Co., Burlington, VT; Launched 14 May 1944; Commissioned USS SC-1506, 21 July 1944; Transferred to the Soviet Union 21 September 1944 as BO-241; Scuttled in the Barents Sea in 1955 along with 29 other SCs.

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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Size Image Description Source
SC-1506 34k 15 July 1944 Robert Hurst
SC-1506 111k 15 July 1944
Starboard bow view off Donovan Contracting Co., Burlington
National Archives photo
Dan Treadwell

There is no DANFS history available for SC-1506.
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