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King Haakon VII call sign when operating with U.S. Forces:
Nan - Charlie - Oboe - Dog

PC-467 served the Navies of the United States and Norway.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 22 October 1941 by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Launched 29 April 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-467, 20 June 1942
  • Transferred to the Royal Norwegian Navy 16 September 1942 and named HNoMS King Haakon VII (P 390)
  • Presented to Crown Princess Martha of Norway by President Franklin D. Roosevelt 19 September 1942 at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC
  • Assigned to the Canadian Coastal Zone during World War II working out of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Sailed for Norway in May 1945
  • Reclassified A-423
  • Decommissioned 2 January 1951 at Nyhavna,Trondheim, Norway
  • Sold to whaling interests 10 August 1957
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 280 t.(lt) , 450 t.(fl)
  • Length 175'
  • Beam 23'
  • Draft 10' 10"
  • Speed 20 kts.
  • Complement 59
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one 40mm gun mount, three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectors and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp Fairbanks Morse 38D8 1/8 diesel engines, (Serial # 832275 and 832276), Westinghouse single reduction gear, twin screws.
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    HNoMS King Haakon VII (P 390)
    King Haakon 29k . Original photo: Bob Daly/PC-1181
    Replacement photo: Robert Hurst
    PC-1546 86k Outboard of PC-1546 at Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Bob Daly/PC-1181
    HNoMS King Haakon VII (A 423)
    PC-467 86k 16 January 1944
    National Archives photo
    Dan Treadwell

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