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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
SC-1631 built for The Netherlands.
SC-1627 Class Submarine Chaser:Built under Off Shore Procurement under the terms of the Military Defense Assistance Pact. Built to a Netherlands design, but similar to American SCs in characteristics but different in appearanceLaid down 21 July 1954 by the Rijkswerf Willemsoord, Den Helder, The NetherlandsLaunched 1 December 1954Completed 23 March 1955 and named HNLMS Hefring (P 806)Struck in 1985Fate 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 depth chrage projectorsPropulsion: Two 650hp Werkspoor diesel engines, two shafts.
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There is no DANFS history available for SC-1631
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