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Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Mike - Nan


SC-745 served the Navies of the United States and the Philippines

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 March 1942 by the Quincy Adams Yacht Yard, Inc., Quincy, MA
  • Launched 15 June 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-745, 6 August 1942
  • Reclassified SC-745 in April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 26 February 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission 9 February 1948 and transferred to the Philippines
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 95 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, one/two twin .50 cal. machine guns, two/three depth charge projector "K Guns," 14 depth charges with six single release chocks and two sets Mk20 Mousetrap rails with
    four 7.2 projectiles
  • Propulsion: Two 800bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-648 130k In drydock astern of SC-648
    Courtesy of T. R. Treadwell
    Splinter Fleet website
    Robert Hurst
    SC-648 219k c. 1944
    Seeadler Harbour, Manus, Admiralty Islands
    In drydock astern of SC-648
    Courtesy of T. R. Treadwell
    Splinter Fleet website
    SC-745 55k c. 1944
    Hollandia, New Guinea
    T. R. Treadwell
    Splinter Fleet website
    SC-738 104k c. 1946
    Subic Bay, Philippines
    SC-742, SC-743, SC-738 and SC-745 nested at Subic Bay
    Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-745
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    "Subchaser in the South Pacific"
    by J. Henry Doscher, CAPT, USN, Ret.
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