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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Item - Mike


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 3 March 1943 as PC-1314 by the Annapolis Yacht Yard, Inc., Annapolis, MD
  • Reclassified SC-1314 in April 1943
  • Launched 12 June 1943
  • Commissioned USS SC-1314, 16 August 1943
  • Reclassified as a Control Submarine Chaser, SCC-1314, 20 August 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 26 February 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 26 September 1946
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 108 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6" (fl)
  • Speed 15.6 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, one/two twin .50 cal. machine guns, two/three depth charge projector "K Guns", 14 depth charges with six single release chocks and two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails
    with four 7.2 projectiles
  • Propulsion: Two 800bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-1314 137k Tony Mastadonna

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG J. F. Schweidler, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SCC-1314
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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