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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


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Nan - Tare - Item - Able


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 7 September 1942 as PC-1310 by the Annapolis Yacht Yard, Inc., Annapolis, MD
  • Launched 28 February 1943
  • Reclassified SC-1310 in April 1943
  • Commissioned 22 May 1943 and assigned to the Caribbean Sea Frontier
  • Struck from the Naval Register 7 February 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 24 September 1946
  • Registered in 1948 to E. O. Gaines of Elizabethtown, IL as the towboat Hazel G
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 148 t.
    1948 - 124 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
    1948 - 107.3'
  • Beam 17'
    1948 - 18'
  • Draft 6' 6"
    1948 - 9.5'
  • Speed 15.6 kts.
  • Complement 28
    1948 - Six
  • 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-1310 is available at this time

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Oscar W. Benold, USNR1944
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1310
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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