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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Zebra - Oboe


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 September 1942 by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ
  • Launched 8 January 1943
  • Commissioned PC-1026, 14 January 1943
  • Reclassified SC-1026 in April 1943
  • Decommissioned in NOvember 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 19 December 1945
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 11 February 1948
  • Acquired in 1958 by James M. Hawthorne of Seattle, WA for use as a fishing boat and named Markeva
  • Acquired in 1967 by the Petzegar Packing Corp. of Seattle
  • Acquired in 1969 by Theodore T. Fuller of Kodiak, AK
  • Acquired in 1972 by Richard J. Gill
  • 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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    No image of SC-1026 is available at this time

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Charles W. Jewett, USNR1 4 January 1943
    02LTJG A. T. Klots, Jr., USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1026
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