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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Sugar - Easy

PC-1241 served the Navies of the United States and the Philippines.

Nueva Ecija call sign:
Delta - Uniform - Oscar - Delta

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 4 September 1942 by the Nashville Bridge Co., Nashville, TN
  • Launched 24 December 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1241, 28 May 1943
  • Transferred to the Philippines 2 July 1948 and named RPS Nueva Ecija (PS 25)
    Naval Vessel Register of 1 January 1949 lists plan for transfer to the Philippines as January 1948
  • Reclassified C-25
  • Sold in October 1958
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 295 t.(lt), 450 t.(fl)
  • 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;, three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectors, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp General Motors 16-258S diesel engines, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    USS PC-1241
    PC-1241 99k Burwood, LA. Robert Sapienza
    via Debbie Sapienza Belaska
    RPS Nueva Ecija (PS 25)
    PC-1241 30k c. 1953
    Philippine Navy photo
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for PC-1241
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