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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - George - Peter - Baker

Sunk 31 January 1945

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 23 September 1942 by the Defoe Shipbuilding Corp., Bay City, MI
  • Launched 7 December 1942
  • Commissioned 1 June 1943
  • Sunk 31 January 1945 by a Japanese "Shinyo" (Suicide Boat) off Nasugbu, Luzon, Philippines
  • Struck from the Navy list 23 February 1945.


  • 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, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    PC-1129 23k - Hyperwar U.S. Navy in WWII
    PC-1129 93k - Bob Daly/PC-1181

    There is no DANFS history available for PC-1129
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