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Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Roger - Peter


SC-770 served the Navies of the United States and France.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Ordered, 14 February 1942 (contract NOBs-548)
  • Laid down 15 July 1942 by the Seabrook Yacht Corp., Seabrook, TX
  • Laid down, 15 July 1942
  • Launched, 18 October 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-770, 31 December 1942
  • Reclassified SC-770, April 1943
  • Transferred to France as Chasseur 141, 08 October 1944
  • Struck from Marine Nationale inventory, 23 November 1959
  • Final disposition, fate unknown


  • Displacement 148 tons
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 15.6 knots
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "K 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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    FNS Chasseur 141
    170k Three views of Chasseur 141 in the Toulon harbour area, 08 June 1950.
    French Navy photo courtesy of Jacques Druel
    Jacques Druel

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