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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Tare - King - Fox


Maurine Greer call sign:
Able - Zebra - Dog - Fox

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 9 October 1942 as PC-1328 by the Delaware Bay Shipbuilding Co., Leesburg, NJ
  • Reclassified SC-1328 and launched 21 April 1943
  • Commissioned 30 June 1943
  • Sank 9 October 1945 at Okinawa during Typhoon Louise
  • Refloated 15 October 1945
  • Decommissioned 10 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 20 March 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 10 September 1946
  • Acquired in 1947 by Virginia L. Anderson of Juneau, AK for use as a freighter and named Maurine Greer
  • Acquired in 1949 by the Seldovia Bay Packing Co. of Seattle, WA
  • Acquired in 1958 by Whitney and Co. of Seattle
  • Acquired in 1963 by Murray Suthergreen of Seattle for use as a fishing boat
  • Acquired in 1967 by Albert Torsen of Seattle
  • 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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    No image of SC-1328 is available at this time

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Charles E. Williamson, USNR30 June 1943
    02LT William H. Y. Stevens, USNRJune 1944
    03LTJG J. B. Clapp, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1328
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