Allied Warships

USS SC-737 (SC-737)

Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine chaser
ClassSC-497 
PennantSC-737 
Built byLiberty Dry Dock Co. Inc. (Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered13 Mar 1942 
Laid down18 Apr 1942 
Launched15 Dec 1942 
Commissioned20 May 1943 
End serviceDec 1945 
History

After commissioning USS SC-737 sailed from the Brooklyn Navy Yard to Cuba; thence through the Panama Canal; thence to Australia, New Guinea, Philippines. Based at Dulang, Leyte, then to Palawan, and Borneo.It was in Brunie Bay, Borneo on 8 August 1945, the day Japan surrendered.

USS SC 737 was decommissioned in December of 1945, and was turned over to the Philippine Navy at Sumar Island, Philippines.

 

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