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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Fox - Queen - William

Courtesy of Raymond Hubsch

PC-1086 served the Navies of the United States, France and Cambodia.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 13 February 1943 by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Launched 24 April 1943
  • Commissioned USS PC-1086, 19 January 1944
  • Decommissioned in January 1947 and laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet Columbia River Group
  • Transferred to France and named Flamberge (P 631), 2 March 1951 at Bremerton, WA
  • Transferred to Cambodia and renamed Cambodia (E 111)
  • Decommissioned 16 February 1956
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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 40mm gun mount, three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectors, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp General Motors 16-278A diesel engines, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    USS PC-1086
    PC-1086 519k 23 August 1944
    LT Charles H. Carter, front row, seated, 3rd from left
    From the collection of Charles Hanna Carter
    Ryan Carter
    Flamberge (P 631)
    PC-1086 99k c. April 1951
    Bremerton, WA
    Flamberge (P 631)
    ©Raymond Hubsch
    PC-1086 118k c. April 1951
    Bremerton, WA
    Original French crew of Flamberge

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