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Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Uncle - King


Destroyed 19 December 1945

PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Laid down 14 April 1943 as PC-1418 by Dachel-Carter Shipbuilding Corp., Benton Harbor, Michigan but reclassified PCS-1418 the same month
  • Launched 4 September 1943
  • Commissioned PCS-1418, 15 February 1944
  • Reclassified as a Control Submarine Chaser, PCSC-1418, 20 August 1945
  • Grounded 9 October 1945 at Buckner Bay, Okinawa during Typhoon Louise and determined to be beyond economical repair
  • Destroyed and struck from the Naval Register 19 December 1945.


  • 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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    Commanding Officers
    01ENS W. R. Devalinger, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for PCS-1418
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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