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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Fox - Zebra - Oboe


Atlantic 113 call sign (1948):
Able - Yoke - Queen - Dog

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 15 October 1942 as PC-1270 by the Quincy Adams Yacht Yard, Inc., Quincy, MA
  • Launched 24 February 1943
  • Reclassified and commissioned USS SC-1270, 26 April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 8 November 1946
  • Registered in 1948 to the Atlantic Refining Co. of Philadelphia, PA as the miscellaneous vessel Atlantic 113
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 148 t.
    1948 - 120 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
    1948 - 107.2'
  • Beam 17'
    1948 - 17.9'
  • Draft 6' 6"
    1948 - 9.4'
  • Speed 15.6 kts.
  • Complement 28
    1948 - Nine
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "K Guns," two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    No image of SC-1270 is available at this time

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG R. H. Labonte, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1270
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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