Allied Warships

USS SC-1314 (SC-1314)

Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine chaser
Built byAnnapolis Yacht Yard Inc. (Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Ordered30 Jul 1942 
Laid down3 Mar 1943 
Launched12 Jun 1943 
Commissioned16 Aug 1943 
End service 


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Notable events involving SC-1314 include:

24 Dec 1943
SC-1314 was stationed at the Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies. They patrolled the waters of the south Atlantic for German Submarines and were escorts for merchant ships. (1)

18 Dec 1944
Sc-1314 Muster Rolls show the ship stationed at Amphibious Forces Pacific Fleet for training at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (1)

11 Mar 1945
SC-1314 was anchored at KERAMA RETTO ANCHORAGE, Okinawa Gunto, Nansei Shoto. Put to sea as an escort to USS BENNETT (DD-473) for Saipan Island, Marianas Islands. (1)

9 Oct 1945
SC-1314 was slightly damaged by a Typhoon in Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Wan). On 9 October, when the storm passed over the island, winds of 80 knots (92 miles per hour) and 30-35 foot waves battered the ships and craft in the bay and tore into the Quonset huts and buildings ashore. A total of 12 ships and craft were sunk, 222 grounded, and 32 severely damaged. Personnel casualties were 36 killed, 47 missing, and 100 seriously injured. One month later SC-1314 begin its journey home to San Francisco. (1)


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