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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Tare - Nan - Uncle


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 22 February 1943 as PC-1360 by the Calderwood Yacht Yard, Inc., Manchester, MA
  • Reclassified SC-1360 in April 1943
  • Launched 22 June 1943
  • Commissioned USS SC-1360, 20 August 1943
  • Reclassified as a Control Submarine Chaser, SCC-1360, 20 August 1945
  • Disposed of 23 October 1947.


  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-1360 154k National Archives photo Dan Treadwell
    SC-1360 44k c. February 1945
    During the initial landings at Iwo Jima
    Michael White

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG J. N. Nash, Jr., USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SCC-1360
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