Allied Warships

USS SC-1279 (SC-1279)

Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine chaser
Built byElizabeth City Shipyard (Elizabeth City, North Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered30 Jul 1942 
Laid down7 Sep 1942 
Launched7 Dec 1942 
Commissioned7 Apr 1943 
End service 


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Notable events involving SC-1279 include:

5 Jul 1943
USS SC-1279 picks up 47 survivors from the American merchant Maltran that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-759 about 70 nautical miles west of Port Salut, Haiti in position 18°11'N, 74°57'W.

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