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USS SC-1473
ex-USS PC-1473

Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Victor - How

ex-HMC ML-399

SC-1466 Class (Canadian Fairmile Class) Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 20 May 1942 as HMC ML-399 by the Leblanc Shipbuilding Co., Weymouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Launched 26 November 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-1473, 5 December 1942 at Weymouth, Nova Scotia
  • Reclassified SC-1473 in April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 24 October 1945
  • Transferred in April 1948 to the War Shipping Administration for disposal
  • Disposed of 21 March 1948
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 76 t.
  • Length 112'
  • Beam 18'
  • Draft 6'
  • Speed 15 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, one depth charge projectile (Y-gun), and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 630hp 12 cylinder Hall-Scott Defender gasoline engines, two shafts.
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