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SC-1284 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 5 February 1943 as PC-1284 by the Elizabeth City Shipyards, Elizabeth City, NC
  • Launched 26 March 1943
  • Reclassified SC-1284 in April 1943
  • Commissioned USS SC-1284, 18 June 1943
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 23 July 1943 and reclassified BO-202
  • Placed in service 5 August 1943
  • Assigned to the Northern Fleet at Polyarny, Murmansk 30 October 1943
  • Reassigned to the Black Sea Fleet at Yeysk 10 July 1944
  • Returned to U.S. custody 4 August 1945
  • 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," two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles 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-1284 239k c. 1943
    Photographed at the time of her transfer to the Soviet Navy
    Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1977
    U.S. Navy photo NH 85453
    Naval History and Heritage Command

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