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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Nan - Peter

PC-1487 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 23 September 1943 by the Daytona Beach Boat Works, Inc., Daytona Beach, FL
  • Launched 11 March 1944
  • Commissioned SC-1487, 30 September 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 12 October 1944 and reclassified BO-245 and placed in service
  • Placed out of service 17 October 1955 and laid up
  • Scuttled 25 June 1956off the Kildinskiy Reach by agreement with the United States.


  • Displacement 105 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17' 11"
  • Max. Draft 6' 6"(fl)
  • Speed 15.6
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, 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 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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