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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Oboe - Uncle


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 20 June 1942 as PC-755 by the Robinson Marine Construction Co., Benton Harbor, MI
  • Launched 3 April 1943 and reclassified SC-755
  • Commissioned 11 June 1943
  • Decommissioned 2 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 20 January 1948
  • Acquired in 1948 by John Richard Curtis of Los Angelse, CA for use as a fishing boat and named Yaqui Queen
  • Acquired in 1950 by George Patrick Meyers of Los Angeles
  • Acquired in 1954 by Peter George Sliskivich of San Pedro, CA
  • Acquired in 1956 by Gladys H. Sliskivich of Long Beach, CA
  • Acquired in 1961 by Willis E. Johnson of La Mesa, CA
  • Acquired in 1975 by B. A. Palmer of Chula Vista, CA and renamed Novia Del Mar
  • Operated under the Panamanian flag in 1978
  • 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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    No image of SC-755 is available at this time

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Harry L. Quinn, USNR11 June 1943
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-755
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