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U.S. NAVY 4th FLEET IN RECIFE - 162 SHIPS

113)PC 488 PATROL CRAFT



Photo National Archives - Bob Daly / PC 1181.


Specifications:


Displacement 280 t.(lt), 450 t.(fl) 


Length 173' 8" 


Beam 23' 


Draft 10' 10" 


Speed 20.2 kts. 


Complement 65. 


Armament one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one 40mm gun mount; three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectiles, and two depth charge tracks. 


Propulsion two 2,880bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 6674 and 6675), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.


PC 488 was part of the Fourth Fleet along with 25 other PC's performing several escort patrol duties in the south Atlantic.


By www.navsource.org


 

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