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USCGC Air Peacock (WAVR 445)
ex-USS SC-1004

Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Roger - Yoke

ex-USS PC-1004

SC-1004 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 8 April 1942 by Fellows and Stewart, Wilmington, CA
  • Launched 1 August 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1004, 21 January 1943
  • Reclassified SC-1004 in April 1943
  • Decommissioned 3 December 1945, transferred to the Coast Guard and commissioned USCGC Air Peacock (WAVR 445)
  • Struck from the Naval Register 25 February 1946
  • Sold 27 January 1948 to the Bellingham Timber Co., Inc. of Bellingham, WA for use as a yacht and named San Juanderer
  • Acquired in 1951 by Victor G. Marion of Bellingham
  • Operated in 1955 under the Canadian flag
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 101 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 Guns," and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Commanding Officers
    01ENS James Michael, USNR21 January 1943
    02LTJG J. H. Arnold, USNR1945
    Courtesy of Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1004
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