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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Sugar - William


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 8 May 1942 as PC-1008 by Fellows and Stewart, Wilmington, CA
  • Launched 19 November 1942
  • Reclassified SC-1008 in April 1943
  • Commissioned 15 June 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 12 January 1948
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 101 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, one or two twin .50 cal. machine guns, two or three depth charge projector "K Guns," 14 depth charges with six single release chocks and two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap
    rails with four 7.2 projectiles
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-1008 148k 19 November 1942
    National Archives photo
    Dan Treadwell
    SC-1370 125k c. December 1943
    Bishop's Point, Oahu, HI
    SC-1370 between an unindentified SC and SC-1050. SC-1008 is at the opposite pier
    Charles Martin

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1008
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