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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


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Nan - Dog - Dog - Item


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 September 1942 as PC-1036 by the Peterson Boat Works, Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Reclassified SC-1036 in April 1943
  • Launched 10 May 1943
  • Commissioned USS SC-1036, 16 June 1943
  • Completed 27 June 1943
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 13 February 1948, sold to Earl V. Kampshmidt of Los Angeles, CA and named Pat II
  • Used as a fishing craft in 1949
  • Sold in 1952 to Willoughby J. Robinson of Los Angeles for use as a freight hauler
  • Sold in 1954 to Paul R. Reed of Redondo Beach, CA
  • Sold in 1956 to Jimmy W. Basham of Harbor City, CA
  • Sold in 1964 to Jess Watkins of Compton, CA and renamed Ariane
  • Sold in 1977 to Pat N. Savas of Los Angeles for use as a fishing craft
  • 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
    SC-1036 71k . Bob Daly/PC-1181
    SC-1036 107k . Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS O. Donat, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1036
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association

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