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Winnemucca (PC 1145)

Call sign:
November - Golf - Zulu - Papa

Winnemucca served the Navies of the United States and South Korea.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 2 June 1943 at Defoe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, Michigan
  • Launched 27 October 1943
  • Commissioned USS PC-1145, 1 June 1944 at New Orleans, LA
  • Decommissioned 15 February 1946 at Astoria, Oregon and laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group
  • Named Winnemucca 15 February 1956
  • Struck from the Navy Register 1 June 1960
  • Transferred to South Korea 1 November 1960
  • 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 depth charge projectors (hedgehog), four depth charge projectors (K-guns), and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp General Motors 16-278A diesel engines, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    Size Image Description Source
    PC-1143 307k c. 1951 - 1954
    Pearl Harbor, HI
    Jack Brown
    PC-1143 391k c. 1951 - 1954
    Pearl Harbor, HI
    Crew photo
    Jack Brown, first row, fifth from left
    PC-1143 358k c. 1951 - 1954
    Pearl Harbor, HI
    Crew photo
    Jack Brown, first row, second from left

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Joseph L. Hoguet, USNR1 June 1944 - December 1944
    02LT Jean Reed Keith, USNRDecember 1944 - December 1945
    03LTJG Fred H. Baker, USNRDecember 1945 - March 1946
    04LTJG Boyd Lorenzo Hall, USNMarch 1946 - 1947
    05LT Richard Struyk, USN - USNA Class of 1948-BAugust 1953 - October 1954
    06LT Charles Thomas Hampton, USNOctober 1954 - 15 August 1955
    Courtesy of Joe Radigan and Wolfgang Hechler

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