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Cooperstown (PC 484)

Call sign:
November - Bravo - Quebec - Hotel

Cooperstown served the Navies of the United States and Venezuela

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 April 1941 by the Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY
  • Launched 6 December 1941
  • Commissioned USS PC-484, 3 April 1942
  • Decommissioned in January 1947 at Green Cove Springs, FL and laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group, Green Cove Springs
  • Named Cooperstown 15 January 1956
  • Struck from the Navy Register 1 July 1960
  • Transferred to Venezuela in 1961 and renamed ARV Togogo (P 09)
  • Placed in reserve in 1971/72
  • Struck from Venezuelan Navy list in 1978
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 280 t.(lt), 450 t.(fl)
  • 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 No. 832217 and 832218), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    PC-484 90k From the collection of Charles Cihy Paul Cihy

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    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Booklet of General Plans
    from the Historic Naval Ships Association website
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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