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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Canandaigua (PC 1246)
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PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:The fourth Canandaigua was laid down 3 May 1943 by the Nashville Bridge Co., Nashville, TNLaunched 3 July 1943Commissioned USS PC-1246, 29 November 1943 at New Orleans, LAPlaced out of commission, in reserve in January 1947 at Green Cove Springs, FLNamed Canandaigua 15 February 1956Struck from the Navy Register 1 February 1957 and sold for scrap.
Specifications:Displacement 450 t.Length 173' 8"Beam 23'Draft 10' 10"Speed 20.2 kts.Complement 65Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose mount, one 40mm gun, five 20mm guns, two depth charge projectors, two depth charge tracks, and two Hedgehog depth charge projectorsPropulsion: Two 1,440bhp General Motors 16-278A diesel engines (Serial No. 14233 and 14238), Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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||Financed through War Bonds from Davidson County, TN
||En route Oran, North Africa
||E. J. Comeau
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