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Call sign:
Nan - Dog - Able - Uncle


Sunk 2 March 1943

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 29 June 1942 by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ
  • Launched 28 November 1942
  • Commissioned PC-1024, 3 December 1942
  • Collided with USS Plymouth (PG 57) and SS Cities Service Fuel and sank with all hands off the North Carolina coast, 2 March 1943
  • Belatedly reclassified SC-1024 in April 1943.


  • Displacement 105 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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    No image of SC-1024 is available at this time

    Lost with All Hands
    Robert P. Sables, LTC, AUS, Ret.

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1024
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