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PC-1131



PC-1131 call sign:
Nan - George - Peter - Uncle


PC-1131 served the Navies of the United States and the Philippines.



Bohol call sign:
Delta - Uniform - November - Victor

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 22 October 1942 by the Defoe Shipbuilding Corp., Bay City, MI
  • Launched 17 December 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1131, 28 July 1943
  • Transferred in June 1948 to the Philippines, on loan, and named RPS Bohol (C 22)
  • Reclassified PS-22
  • Scrapped in 1969.

    Specifications:

  • 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 16-258S diesel engines, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    USS PC-1131
    PC-1131 145k Swim call somewhere in the Pacific
    Photograph taken while U.S. Navy Lt. Charles W. Glazener of Rosman, NC, was serving aboard the PC-1131 (1940s)
    From Charles W. Glazener Papers, WWII 122, WWII Papers, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC
    Vincent M. Solinap, Philippines
    PC-1131 352k 17 April 1946
    Olongapo, Subic City, Luzon, Philippine Islands
    Officers and crew photo
    Electricians Mate William G. Hopper, third from the right front row, with his legs over the chain
    Photo by Leonor Art Studios, Subic City, Philippine Islands
    Mike Hopper
    Photo added 22 May 2021
    RPS Bohol (PS 22)
    PC-1131 239k c. 1965
    Photo from the 1967/1968 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
    Mike Green
    PC-1131 57k c. 1968
    Philippine Navy photo
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for PC-1131
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