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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Baker - Sugar

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 30 December 1941 by the Dravo Corp., Pittsburgh, PA
  • Launched 30 March 1942
  • Commissioned 2 July 1942
  • Decommissioned 15 May 1946 in Hawaii
  • Sold in November 1946 to Sid's Truck and Auto Sales, Ltd. of Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
  • 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 Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 6678 and 6678), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    PC-574 116k - Bob Daly/PC-1181

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Leonard Scott Bailey, USNR - Retired as Rear Admiral, USNR-R2 July 1942 - April 1943
    Courtesy Ron Reeves

    There is no DANFS history available for PC-574
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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