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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Tare - Sugar


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 13 April 1942 by Fellows and Stewart, Wilmington, CA
  • Launched 15 August 1942
  • Commissioned PC-1005, 24 February 1943 under the command of LTJG Edward B. Greeff, USNR
  • Reclassified SC-1005 in April 1943
  • Decommissioned 5 January 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 20 March 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 6 September 1946
  • Acquired in 1950 by Paul Whittier of Los Angeles, CA for use as a yacht and named Paollape
  • Acquired in 1958 by William Rhodes Hervey, Jr. of Los Angeles and renamed Valinda
  • Acquired in 1963 by Laurel Crest, Inc. of North Hollywood, CA
  • Acquired in 1969 by Charles H. Lundquist of Marina del Rey, CA and renamed Scandia
  • Acquired in 1973 by the Commercial INS Services Corp. of Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Burned 8 February 1975 in San Quentin Bay, Baja California, Mexico.


  • 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 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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    SC-1005 172k 15 August 1942
    National Archives photos
    Dan Treadwell
    SC-1005 163k

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