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Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Uncle - Tare


Lynnann call sign (1948):
King - Peter - Easy Roger

PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Originally planned as PC-1422 but reclassified PCS-1422 in April 1943
  • Laid down 12 June 1943 by William F. Stone and Son, Oakland, CA
  • Launched 24 January 1944
  • Commissioned 24 April 1944
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in April 1947 and sold
  • Registered in 1948 to Hermann Foland of Eureka, CA as the fishing boat Lynnann
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 245 t.
    1948 - 260 t.
  • Length 136'
    1948 -125.5'
  • Beam 24' 6"
    1948 - 24.4'
  • Draft 8' 7"
    1948 - 10.9'
  • Speed 14.1 kts.
  • Complement 57
    1948 - Seven
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one 20mm gun mount, 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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    Size Image Description Source
    PCS-1422 275k PCS-1422(left) and Menatonon (YT 254) under construction on 10 December 1943
    U.S. Navy photo NH 72394
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    USS PCS-1422
    PCS-1422 76k Dutch Harbor, AK Levi Ballard

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Edward Swain, USNR24 April 1944 - 1945
    02LTJG J. W. Turner, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for PCS-1422
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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