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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - George - Queen - Baker

PC-1133 served the Navies of the United States and the Philippines.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down, 25 November 1942 by Defoe Shipbuilding Corp., Bay City, MI
  • Launched, 9 January 1943
  • Commissioned USS PC-1133, 24 August 1943
  • Transferred to the Philippines in May 1948 and named RPS Zamboanga del Sur (PS 23)
  • Struck from the Philippine Navy list 16 November 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 projectiles 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
    USS PC-1133
    PC-1133 76k . Bob Daly/PC-1181
    RPS Zamboanga del Sur (PS 23)
    PC-1133 54k c. 1956
    Philippine Navy photo from the 1958/1959 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for PC-1133
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