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Ridgway (PC 1193)

Call sign:
November - Quebec - Charlie - Alpha

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 30 June 1942 at Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY.
  • Launched 29 August 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1193, 21 January 1943 at New York Navy Yard, New York, NY
  • Placed in service as a Naval Reserve Training vessel in July 1946 at the 3rd Naval District (New York)
  • Decommissioned 2 March 1950 at Boston, MA and laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Boston Group
  • Named Ridgway 15 February 1956
  • Sold for scrap 16 September 1959 to Hughes Brothers, Inc.


  • 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. 6833 and 6834), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    Size Image Description Source
    PC-1193 41k . Bob Daly/PC-1181
    PC-1193 55k
    PC-1193 111k In dry dock. .

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Marion Lowell Bohgren, USN21 January 1943
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler

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