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Escandido (PC 1169)

Call sign:
Nan - Peter - King - Dog

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 3 July 1943 by the Sullivan Dry Dock and Repair Co., Brooklyn, NY;
  • Launched 16 October 1943
  • Commissioned USS PC-1169, 26 January 1944
  • Reclassified as a Control Submarine Chaser, PCC-1169 in August 1945
  • Decommissioned in 1950 and laid up at Columbia River, OR
  • Named Escandido 15 February 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 projectors and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp General Motors 16-278A diesel engines (Serial No. 14235 and 14244), Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    PC-1169 173k Replacement photo: c. 1944-45
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 94910
    Original photo: Bob Daly/PC-1181
    Replacement photo: Mike Green
    PC-822 186k 9 - 12 October 1945
    Coco Solo Naval Station, Panama
    Moored inboard of PC-822 with an unidentified PC astern. The gasoline barge YOG-71 is on the opposite side of the pier
    National Archives photo
    John Chiquoine and Dave Schroeder

    There is no DANFS History currently available for Escandido (PC 1169)
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