Allied Warships

USS SC-498 (SC-498)

Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine chaser
ClassSC-497 
PennantSC-498 
Built byWestergard Boat Works Inc. (Rockport, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jan 1941 
Laid down12 Mar 1941 
Launched21 Jul 1941 
Commissioned29 Apr 1942 
End service18 Oct 1944 
History

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.


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