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Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Roger - Easy

PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Laid down 12 March 1943 as PC-1390 by the Robert Jacob Shipyard, City Island, Bronx, NY
  • Reclassified PCS-1390 in April 1943
  • Launched 13 September 1943
  • Commissioned PCS-1390, 3 February 1944
  • Damaged by accidental U.S. Naval gunfire 6 April 1945 off Okinawa at 26 00' N., 128 00' E
  • Reclassified as a Control Submarine Chaser, PCSC-1390, 20 August 1945
  • Decommissioned 11 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in June 1948
  • Acquired in 1957 by Marlin, Inc. of Reedville, VA and named Marlin
  • Acquired in 1970 by Haynie Products, Inc. of Reedville
  • Acquired in 1974 by the Zapata Haynie Corp. of Reedville
  • Out of documentation in 1976
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 245 t.(lt), 340 t.(fl)
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 8' 7"
  • Speed 14.1 kts.
  • Complement 59
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one 40mm mount, two 20mm gun mounts, four depth charge projectors, one depth charge projector (hedgehog), and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 800bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    127k PCS-1390 serving as assault boat guide off Okinawa beaches, early April 1945.
    Photo by J.R. Eyerman, Life Magazine. Used for educational and non-commercial purposes.
    John Chiquoine

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Richard G. Brill, USNR3 February 1944 - 1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for PCS-1390
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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    Last Updated 03 December 2023