Allied Warships

USS SC-740 (SC-740)

Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine chaser
Built byJulius Petersen (Nyack, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Feb 1942 
Laid down24 Mar 1942 
Launched14 Jul 1942 
Commissioned13 Nov 1942 
Lost17 Jun 1943 
Loss position15° 32'S, 147° 06'E

Grounded on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia in position 15º32'S, 147º06'E


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