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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - William - Victor - Love


SC-986 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 31 October 1941 by the Hiltebrant Dry Dock Co., Kingston, NY
  • Launched 13 March 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-674, 13 August 1942
  • Reclassified SC-674 in April 1943
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 25 May 1945 and reclassified BO-306
  • Assigned to the Pacific Fleet 8 June 1945
  • Participated in the landing at Seisin (Chongzhin), China 14 August 1945
  • Placed out of service 30 May 1949, reclassified as a Rescue Boat, SPK-11
  • Scrapped 7 July 1956.


  • 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
    SC-674 122k 11 March 1944
    National Archives photo
    Dan Treadwell

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-674
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