USS SC-694

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USS SC-661, a fellow SC-497 class submarine chaser.
History
United States of America
Name: USS SC-694
Builder: Daytona Beach Boat Works, Inc.
Laid down: 21 March 1942
Launched: 25 May 1942
Commissioned: 9 September 1942
Fate: Bombed off the coast of Palermo, Sicily, on 23 August 1943.
General characteristics
Class and type: SC-497 class submarine chaser
Displacement: 148 tons
Length: 110 ft 10 in (34 m)
Beam: 17 ft (5 m)
Draft: 6 ft 6 in (2 m)
Propulsion:
  • 2 × 1,540 hp General Motors diesel engines
  • 2 × shafts
Speed: 21 knots
Complement: 28
Armament:

USS SC-694 was a SC-497 class submarine chaser that served in the United States Navy during World War II. She was laid down on 21 March 1942 by the Daytona Beach Boat Works in Daytona Beach, Florida, and launched on 25 May 1942. She was commissioned on 9 September 1942. She was bombed and sunk by German Ju 88 dive bombers off the coast of Palermo, Sicily, on 23 August 1943.

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Coordinates: 38°08′N 13°22′E / 38.133°N 13.367°E / 38.133; 13.367