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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Oboe - Yoke


SC-756 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 9 July 1942 as PC-756 by the Robinson Marine Construction Co., Benton Harbor, MI
  • Reclassified SC-756 in April 1943
  • Launched 15 May 1943
  • Commissioned USS SC-756, 8 July 1943
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 2 September 1945 and reclassified BO-335
  • Assigned to the Pacific Fleet 11 September 1945
  • Placed out of service 1 February 1954 and laid up
  • Sunk 25 June 1956 in the Strait of Tartary off Sakhalin Island in agreement with the United States.


  • 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 "K Guns," and two depth charge C racks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-497 161k Exploded view of SC-497 class Subchaser. © 1997 Theodore R. Treadwell
    SC-756 63k 17 June 1943
    The two stern depth charge tracks have been removed and replaced by 10 single Type C racks. Gone, too are the mast and boom for handling depth charges. The K guns are now serviced by roller racks
    Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG L. B. P. Gould, USNR1945
    Courtesy of Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-756
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