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Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Yoke - Fox


Aleutian Mail call sign (1948):
Able - Zebra - Roger - Nan

PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Laid down 12 March 1943 as PC-1451 by the Tacoma Boat Building Co., Tacoma, WA
  • Reclassified PCS-1451 in April 1943
  • Launched 3 July 1943
  • Commissioned 13 January 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register 17 April 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in January 1947
  • Registered in 1948 to Jesse H. Petrich of Seward, AK as the fishing boat Aleutian Mail
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 245 t.
    1948 - 263 t.
  • Length 136'
    1948 - 126'
  • Beam 24' 6"
    1948 - 25'
  • Draft 8' 7"
    1948 - 11.3'
  • Speed 14.1 kts.
  • Complement 57
    1948 - 11
  • 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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