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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Sugar - Yoke

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 31 July 1943 at Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OR
  • Launched 28 August 1943
  • Commissioned 23 September 1944
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in April 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 (Serial No. 7365 and 7366), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    PC-800 154k Christening of PC-800 by her sponsor, Miss Beatrice Greenwalt Dale Hargrave

    Commanding Officers
    01LT B. E. Rose, Jr., USNR1945
    02LTJG William Froug, USNR1945 - 1946
    Courtesy Joe Radigan and Lisa Hirano

    There is no DANFS History currently available for PC-800
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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