Allied Warships

USS SC-747 (SC-747)

Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine chaser
ClassSC-497 
PennantSC-747 
Built byQuincy Adams Yacht Yard Inc. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Feb 1942 
Laid down9 Apr 1942 
Launched28 Jul 1942 
Commissioned11 Sep 1942 
End service 
History

Transferred to the Philippines on 2 July 1948 being renamed Surigao

 

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Notable events involving SC-747 include:


27 Feb 1944
HMAS Stuart (Cdr. N.A. Mackinnon, RAN) and USS SC-747 (Lt.(jg) D.A. Kennedy, USNR) conducted A/S and attack exercises off Milne Bay with USS Scamp (T/Cdr. J.C. Hollingsworth, USN).

28 Feb 1944
HMAS Vendetta (Lt.Cdr. J.S. Mesley, RAN), USS SC-732 (Lt. J.C. Rodman, USNR) and USS SC-747 (Lt.(jg) D.A. Kennedy, USNR) conducted A/S exercises off Milne Bay with USS Scamp (T/Cdr. J.C. Hollingsworth, USN).

HMAS Vendetta returned to Milne Bay with condenser trouble. Repairs were completed on 2 March 1944. (1)

Sources

  1. Report of proceedings of HMAS Vendetta for February 1944

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