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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
SC-1288 served the Navies of the United States and Brazil
SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 27 July 1942 as PC-1288 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MALaunched 24 December 1942Commissioned USS PC-1288, 12 February 1943Reclassified SC-1288 in April 1943Transferred to Brazil 19 May 1943 and named Jacuí (CS 57)Rescued 37 survivors, in company with Jundiai (CS 58), ex-SC-1289 off the Brazilian freighter Pelotasloide that was torpedoed 4 July 1943 by the German submarine U-590, five miles north ofSalinas, BrazilReclassified J-7 after World War IIDecommissioned in 1951Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 148 t.Length 110' 10"Beam 17'Draft 6' 6"Speed 21 kts.Complement 28Armament: One 3'/23 mount, two 20mm mounts, two Mousetrap depth charge projectors, two K-Gun depth charge projectors and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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