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Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Uncle - How


PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Laid down 13 March 1943 as PC-1417 by Dachel-Carter Shipbuilding Corp., Benton Harbor, MI
  • Reclassified PCS-1417 in April 1943
  • Launched 7 August 1943
  • Commissioned 8 January 1944 under the command of LT Stanton Swafford, USNR
  • Decommissioned 11 December 1945 at San Francisco, CA
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration for disposal in June 1947
  • Acquired in 1948 by Arthur K. Robertson of Oakland, CA and named Shark
  • Acquired in 1954 by George K. Ramsey of Sacramento, CA
  • Out of documentation in 1971
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 245 t.(lt), 338 t.(fl)
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 8' 7"
  • Speed 14.1 kts.
  • Complement 57
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose mount, one 40mm gun 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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