Allied Warships

USS SC-1072 (SC-1072)

Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine chaser
ClassSC-497 
PennantSC-1072 
Built byMathis Yacht Building Co. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 May 1942 
Laid down10 Mar 1943 
Launched17 Jun 1943 
Commissioned28 Jun 1943 
Lost18 Jul 1944 
Loss position7° 15'S, 155° 40'E

The American submarine chaser USS SC-1072 (SC-1072) lost on 18 Jul 1944 in position 7° 15'S, 155° 40'E.

History

Converted to a Motor Gunboat and renamed PGM-7 on 10 December 1943

Sunk in a collision in the Bismarck Sea in position 07º15'S, 155º40'E

 

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