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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Love - Baker

PC-1502 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 14 July 1943 by the Calderwood Yacht Yard Inc., Manchester, MA
  • Launched 27 November 1943
  • Commissioned USS SC-1502, 1 June 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 18 July 1944 and reclassified BO-227
  • Placed in service in August 1944
  • Became a member of the Baltic Fleet 23 November 1945
  • Reclassified BRN-3, 1 February 1954
  • Placed out of service 29 June 1955 and returned to the United States
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 105 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 40mm gun mount, three 20mm mounts, one/two twin mount .50 cal. machine guns, two/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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