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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Queen - How - Charlie

PC-1202 served the Navies of the United States and the Dominican Republic.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 2 January 1943 by the Consolidated Shipbuilding Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Launched 27 February 1943
  • Commissioned USS PC-1202, 23 June 1943
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 10 December 1947, sold to the Dominician Republic and named Capitan Wenceslao Arvelo (P 102)
  • Renamed and reclassified Patria (P 202)
  • Placed out of service in 1962
  • 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. 7005 and 7006), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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