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Sunk 19 November 1943

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 19 November 1942 as PC-1067 by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ
  • Launched 9 March 1943
  • Reclassified and commissioned SC-1067, 3 April 1943
  • Foundered 19 November 1943 off Attu, Aleutian Islands, AK.


  • 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-1067 123k 27 March 1943
    Inclining experiment.
    National Archives photos
    Dan Treadwell
    SC-1067 159k
    SC-1067 157k
    SC-1067 150k

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1067
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