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PC-622 served the Navies of the United States and Greece.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 22 May 1942 by the Nashville Bridge Co., Nashville, TN
  • Launched 7 July 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-622, 9 March 1943
  • Presented to the government of the Kingdom of Greece, 10 June 1943 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC and named Vassilefs Georghios II (P 17)
  • Struck from the Navy Register in 1963 and scrapped.


  • Displacement 295 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 General Motors 16-258S diesel engines (Serial No. 10832 and 10833), Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    USS PC-622
    PC-622 99k c. 1942
    At the Nashville Bridge Co., Nashville, TN.
    Bob Daly/PC-1181
    PC-622 66k c. 1942. Robert Hurst
    Vassilefs Georghios II (P 17)
    PC-622 44k c. 1952.
    Hellenic Navy photo
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for PC-622
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