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Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Jig - Item

PC-1475 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 3 June 1943 by the Quincy Adams Yacht Yard Inc., Quincy, MA
  • Launched 8 February 1944
  • Commissioned USS SC-1475, 29 April 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 10 June 1944 as BO-219
  • Placed in service 5 July 1944
  • Assigned to the Northern Fleet 25 August 1944
  • Participated in the Petsamo-Kirkenes Offensive in October 1944
  • Transferred to the Baltic Fleet 23 November 1945
  • Placed out of service 25 June 1955 and returned to U.S. custody
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 95 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, three 20mm mounts, one or two twin .50 cal. machine guns, two or three depth charge projector "K Guns", 14 depth charges with six single release chocks,
    two sets Mk20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles
  • Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    SC-1475/BO-219 42k Photo from Soviet Navy in World War II Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1475
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