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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
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Experimental Model Submarine Chaser:Laid down 9 August 1939 by the American Car and Foundry Co., Wilmington, DE as one of three Submarine Chasers built in a design competitionLaunched 14 March 1940Commissioned PC-450, 6 May 1940Reclassified SC-450 in April 1943Struck from the Navy Register 11 October 1945Transferred to the Maritime Commission 9 May 1947Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 96 t.Length 110'Beam 15' 2"Draft 6' 6"Speed 15.6 kts.Complement 28Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"Propulsion: Two 800bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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||Original photo: Hyperwar U.S. Navy in WWII
Replacement photo: Robert Hurst
Courtesy of William H. Davis, 1977
Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH85408
|01||LTJG J. M. Stuart, USNR||1940|
|02||LTJG W. D. Lanier, Jr., USNR||1942|
There is no DANFS History currently available for SC-450
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