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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Peter - William - Uncle

PC-1182 served the Navies of the United States and the Republic of China.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 9 October 1942 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Launched 14 June 1943
  • Commissioned USS PC-1182, 27 October 1943
  • Placed in service as a Naval Reserve training vessel in July 1946 at the 3rd Naval District (New York)
  • Decommissioned 9 August 1946
  • Transferred 26 July 1954 to the Republic of China and named Yuan Kiang (PC 110)
  • Struck from the Navy Register 1 February 1965
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 450 t.
  • 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, five 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 7039 and 7040), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    PC-1182 115k Christening of PC-1182,14 June 1943. Prospective Commanding Officer, LTJG A. J. Roberts (left), Builder George W. Gibbs (4th from left, in white suit), Ships sponsor, Mrs. Dorothy Prieskorn (3rd from right). Bob Daly/PC-1181
    PC-1182 110k
    PC-1182 141k c. Summer 1943
    Builder's trials on the St. John's river, Jacksonville, FL
    National Archives photo
    Dan Treadwell
    USS PC-1182
    PC-1182 123k 10 November 1943
    National Archives photo
    Dan Treadwell
    PC-1182 194k c. 1954
    Courtesy of William H. Davis, 1977
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 85428
    Mike Green
    Photo added 21 April 2020
    Yuan Kiang (PC 110)
    PC-110 39k PC-110
    Chinese Navy photo
    Chinese Navy

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