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PC-1134 call sign:
Nan - George - Sugar - Jig

PC-1134 served the Navies of the United States and the Philippines.

Batangas call sign:
Delta - Uniform - Oscar - Golf

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 4 December 1942 by the Defoe Shipbuilding Corp., Bay City, MI
  • Launched 18 January 1943
  • Commissioned USS PC-1134, 11 September 1943
  • Scuttled YP-281, 9 January 1944 which foundered west of the Society Islands, French Polynesia
  • Transferred on loan to the Philippines in April 1948 and named Batangas (PS 24)
  • Sold to the Philippines 21 July 1948 for $10,050.00
  • 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 16-258S diesel engines, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    PC-1134 427k 17 October 1944
    Entry from the Blue Ridge (AGC 2) Deck Log:

    In company with vessels of Task Group 78 and Task Group 77.3
    Enroute from Humboldt Bay, Hollandia, New Guinea to objective area (Leyte)

    1352 - USS PC 1134 came alongside to starboard quarter to receive guard mail
    1356 - USS PC 1134 cleared starboard side
    Date and location via Deck Logs by John Chiquoine
    Michael Patrick for his father John J. Patrick, RT 3c, USS Blue Ridge AGC 2, 1943-1945

    There is no DANFS history available for PC-1134
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