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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
SC-1630 built for The Netherlands.
SC-1627 Class Submarine Chaser:Built under Off Shore Procurement under the terms of the Military Defense Assistance PactBuilt to a Netherlands design, similar to American SCs in characteristics but different in appearanceLaid down 24 April 1954 by Rijkswerf Willemsoord, The NetherlandsLaunched 2 October 1954Completed 3 February 1955 transferred to The Netherlands and named Hadda (P 805)Struck from the Navy list in 1986Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 169 t.Length 119'Beam 20'Draft 6.2'Speed 15.5 kts.Complement 27Armament: One 40mm mount, three 20mm mounts, one mousetrap depth charge projector, two depth charge tracks and two "K" gun projectorsPropulsion: Diesel, two shafts.
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Royal Netherlands photo from the 1960/1961 edition of Janes Fighting Ships
There is no DANFS history available for SC-1630
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