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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - William - Tare - William


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 19 November 1941 by the Dachel-Carter Shipbuilding Corp., Benton Harbor, MI
  • Launched 21 May 1942
  • Commissioned PC-664, 23 August 1942
  • Reclassified SC-664 in April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 26 February 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in December 1946
    Naval Vessel Register of 1 January 1949 lists transfer to the Foreign Liquidation Commission as January 1947
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "Y Gun," and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    No image of SC-664 is available at this time

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Chester J. Reed, USNRSeptember 1944
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-664
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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