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Call sign:
Nan - William - Victor - Sugar


SC-676 served the Navies of the United States and France

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 31 January 1942 by W. A. Robinson Inc., Ipswich, MA
  • Launched 23 June 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-676, 27 July 1942
  • Reclassified SC-676 in April 1943
  • Damaged 25 January 1944 by near-miss of bomb off Anzio, Italy
  • Transferred to France 9 October 1944 and reclassified CH-105
  • Lost 9 August 1948.


  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 15.6 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "Y Guns," and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Charles W. Bailey, USNR27 July 1942 - January 1943
    02LT William French Mitchell, USNR - Awarded the Navy Cross (1943)January 1943 - September 1943
    03LT William A. Jump, Jr., USNRSeptember 1943 - 13 May 1944
    04LTJG Thomas E. Bass, III, USNR13 May 1944 - 9 October 1944
    Courtesy Joe Radigan and Wolfgang Hechler

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-676
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