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Antigo (PC 470)

Call sign:
November - Alpha - Papa - Oscar

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • The first Antigo was laid down 27 February 1942 by George Lawley and Sons, Inc., Neoponset, MA
  • Launched 27 June 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-470, 31 July 1942
  • Decommissioned in March 1946 at Portland, Oregon and laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group
    Naval Vessel Register of 1 January 1949 lists plan for decommissioning and placing in reserve as January 1947
  • Named Antigo 15 January 1956
  • Struck from the Navy Register 1 July 1960
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 450 t.
  • Length 173' 8"
  • Beam 23'
  • Draft 10' 10"
  • Speed 20.2 kts.
  • Complement 65
  • 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 Nos. 832281 and 832282), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    Commanding Officers
    01LT R. E. Parker, USNR31 July 1942
    02LTJG J. C. Dunn, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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