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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - William - Love


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 14 April 1942 by the Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT
  • Launched 21 November 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1018, 22 January 1943
  • Reclassified SC-1018 in April 1943
  • Reclassified as a Command Submarine Chaser, SCC-1018, 20 August 1945
  • Transferred to the Foreign Liquidation Commission 28 January 1947
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 110 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6" (fl)
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, one/two twin mount .50 cal. machine guns, two/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 16-184A diesel engines two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SCC-1018 25k SC-1018 as taken from the SC-1357 Michael Parsons
    SCC-1018 152k 9 December 1944
    National Archives photo 80-G-289779
    Tracy White

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG R. M. Crawford, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1018
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