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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Fox - Queen - Dog

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 September 1942 by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Launched 31 October 1942
  • Commissioned 31 August 1943
  • Decommissioned 2 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 January 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in August 1946
  • 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 depth charge projectors, two depth charge tracks, and two rocket launchers
  • Propulsion: Four 1,440bhp 6-cylinder ALCO (American Locomotive Company) 540 diesel engines (Serial No. 3497, 3498, 3499 and 3500), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    PC-1084 95k c. 1999.
    Fishing from the hulk of the PC-1084. On the banks of the Cape Fear River, Fayetteville, NC between the Grove and Person street bridges.
    Photo courtesy of the "Fayetteville Observer."
    Bob Daly/PC-1181

    There is no DANFS History currently available for PC-1084
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association

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