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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - William - Victor


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 August 1942 as PC-1020 by the Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT
  • Launched 23 December 1942
  • Reclassified SC-1020 in April 1943
  • Commissioned 20 May 1943
  • Reclassified as a Command Submarine Chaser, SCC-1020, 20 August 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 March 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 20 January 1948
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    No image of SCC-1020 is available at this time

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG G. T. Getsinger, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SCC-1020
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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