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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Sugar - Nan

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 22 February 1943 at Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT
  • Launched 28 June 1943
  • Commissioned 28 October 1943
  • Designated for disposal in March 1946
  • Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, St. John River, Florida Group
  • 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, Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    PC-1214 600k c. 1945
    Crew photo
    Back row, 9th from the left is Richard K. Henderson
    Bill Rankin

    There is no DANFS history currently available for PC-1214
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