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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - George - Uncle - Victor


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 December 1942 as PC-1282 by the Elizabeth City Shipyards, Elizabeth City, NC
  • Launched 6 February 1943
  • Reclassified SC-1282 in April 1943
  • Commissioned 14 May 1943 under the command of LTJG Charles K. Peters, USNR
  • Decommissioned 15 August 1945
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commision 5 September 1946
  • Acquired in 1947 by Sidney R. Smith of Greenport, Long Island, NY for use as a fishing boat and named Malice
  • Acquired in 1950 by Adolf K. Miller of Greenport, Long Island
  • Acquired in 1953 by William J. Kleb of Greenport and renamed Ida K.
  • Reacquired in 1957 by Sidney R. Smith
  • Acquired in 1967 by the Ida Boat Corp. of Greenport
  • Acquired in 1977 by Bruce Reinertsen of Bricktown, NJ
  • Out of documentation in 1989
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 15.6 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • 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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