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Canastota (PC 1135)

Call sign:
Nan - George - Tare - Fox

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 11 December 1942 by the Defoe Shipbuilding Corp., Bay City, MI
  • Launched 3 February 1943
  • Commissioned USS PC-1135, 7 October 1943
  • Credited with sinking the Japanese transport submarine I-32 on 24 March 1944 along with Manlove (DE 36)
  • Decommissioned in January 1947 and laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet Columbia River Group
  • Named Canastota 15 February 1956
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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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    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG J. C. Barr, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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