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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Dog - Nan

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 29 September 1943 by the Penn-Jersey Shipbuilding Co., Camden, NJ
  • Launched 9 January 1944
  • Commissioned 13 November 1944
  • Sold in January 1947 to the Foss Tug and Barge Co. of Tacoma, WA
  • 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. 7363 and 7364), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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