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INFORMATION ON WWII PCSs

PCS Info

 

136-FOOT, PATROL CRAFT SWEEPER (PCS)

Length 136 feet
Beam 24 feet, 6 inches
Displacement 251 tons
Engines Two 900-bhp geared diesel engines
Speed 14 knots
Endurance 3,000 nautical Miles @ 12 knots
Complement 57
Armament: Main Battery One 3-inch/50 Dual Purpose
Secondary One 40 mm and two single 20 mm
Depth Charges Six 600-pound; 4 K-guns

 

WORLD WAR II PCS PROGRAM

Ordered Cancelled Delivered
90 31 59

Cost each - $723,000

 

US NAVY CONVERSIONS (51)

  • PCSC 13
    removed the 40mm, replaced with bunkhouse; added radio equipment and smoke generator racks.

    Sonar-School/Training Ship 28
    removed 3-inch/50, replaced with Hedgehog launcher.

    AGSC (Hydrographic Survey) 4

    AMC (Special Mine Hunter) 2

    Dan Buoy Layer 4

     


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