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Corinth (PC 1547)

Call sign:
Nan - Item - Tare - Queen

PC-533 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 4 December 1943 by Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY
  • Launched 8 February 1944
  • Commissioned USS PC-1547 Saturday, 11:30am, 8 July 1944 at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Decommissioned in January 1947 at Green Cove Springs, FL and laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group
  • Named Corinth 15 February 1956.
  • 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 mount, one 40mm gun, five 20mm guns, two depth charge projectors, two depth charge tracks and two rocket launchers
  • Propulsion: Two 2,880bhp General Motors 16-278A diesel engines (Serial No. 7319 and 7320) diesel engines, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Corinth 114k . D. U. Rakestow
    WWII crew member
    Corinth 120k - Russ Padden
    Corinth 208k From the collection of Frank DeRoeck, crew member July 1944 - late 1945 Robert DeRoeck
    Corinth 277k
    Corinth 396k
    Corinth 588k

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