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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Yoke - Able - Victor

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 18 January 1943 at Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OR
  • Launched 5 March 1943
  • Commissioned 15 February 1944
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in July 1948
  • 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, five 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines, Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    Size Image Description Source
    PC-788 614k Photo from "The Naval History of Treasure Island" EMC(SW) Brian Kroenung
    RB-99DA Engine 78k Right side view of Hooven-Owen-Rentschler RB-99DA main propulsion diesel engine Bob Daly/PC-1181
    RB-99DA Engine 61k Left side view of Hooven-Owen-Rentschler RB-99DA main propulsion
    diesel engine

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