Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online:
Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


SC-1076 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Originally planned as PC-1076
  • Reclassified SC-1076 in April 1943
  • Laid down 29 May 1943 by the Mathis Yacht Bldg. Co., Camden, NJ (renamed John Trumpy and Sons)
  • Launched 12 August 1943
  • Commissioned USS SC-1076, 23 August 1943
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 24 September 1943 and reclassified BO-209
  • Assigned to Polyarny, Murmansk 29 February 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 25 June 1956 and sunk in the Kildinsky Reach, Murmansk by agreement with the United States.


  • 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.
    Click on thumbnail
    for full size image
    Size Image Description Source
    SC-720 69k c. 1944
    Hamilton, Bermuda
    Still wearing their U.S. Navy hull numbers, BO-208, ex-SC-1075; BO-209; BO-211, ex-SC-720; T-118, ex-Armada
    (AM 145); T-119
    , ex-Aspire (AM 146) and T-120, ex-Assail (AM 147).
    George Pol

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1076
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back to the Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Ship Index Back to the 110' Submarine Chaser (SC) Photo Index

    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

    This page created by Joseph M. Radigan and maintained by Tom Bateman
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History