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Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Yoke - King

PC-492 served the Navies of the United States and China.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down, 25 June 1941 by the Dravo Corp., Neville Island, Pittsburgh, PA; Launched, 29 December 1941; Commissioned USS PC-492, 5 May 1942; Decommissioned, 13 February 1946 at Subic Bay, Philippines; Transferred to Taiwan 30 June 1948 as Fu Kiang (PC 105); Struck from the Navy Register 16 December 1970. Fate unknown.

Specifications: 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 projectiles, and two depth charge tracks; Propulsion two 2,880bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 6666 and 6666), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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PC-105 46k Fu Kiang (PC-105) Chinese Navy

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