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Sunk 22 June 1943

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 6 August 1942 as PC-751 by the Robinson Marine Construction Co., Benton Harbor, MI
  • Launched 28 October 1942
  • Commissioned PC-751, 27 November 1942
  • Reclassified SC-751 in April 1943
  • Grounded and sunk off Western Australia 22 June 1943.


  • Displacement 103 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 Bobbie C. Davis, USNR27 November 1942 - 22 June 1943
    Courtesy Theodore R. Treadwell

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-751
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