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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Xray - George

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down, 24 February 1942 by the Brown Shipbuilding Co., Houston, TX; Launched, 19 June 1942; Commissioned 26 October 1942; Transferred to the Maritime Commission 1 July 1948 and sold for scrap to the Dulien Steel Co. of Seattle, WA.

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 single 40mm gun mount; three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectiles, two depth charge tracks; Propulsion two 2,880bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 6823 and 6824), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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PC-611 82k - Bob Daly/PC-1811
PC-611 76k U.S. Navy photo Edib Krlicbegovic
PC-611 237k c. May 1943
SCTC Miami, FL
Ingersol Rand photo
Ron Titus

There is no DANFS history available for PC-611
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