USS SC-498 (SC-498)
Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Westergard Boat Works Inc. (Rockport, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||14 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||12 Mar 1941|
|Launched||21 Jul 1941|
|Commissioned||29 Apr 1942|
|End service||18 Oct 1944|
Transferred to France on 18 October 1944 being renamed CH-142
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Notable events involving SC-498 include:
14 Aug 1942
USS SC-498 picks up 40 survivors from the British merchant Michael Jebsen and 49 survivors from the British tanker Empire Corporal that were both torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-598 north-west of Barlovento Point, Cuba.