USS PC-472, a 280-ton 173-foot submarine chaser, was built at Bay City, Michigan, and was commissioned in December 1941. The ship was loaned to the French under Lend-Lease in June 1944 and was sold to them in March 1949. She remained in their service as Le Ruse until 1959.
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Photo #: NH 96481
Underway near Hampton Roads, Virginia, 31 August 1942.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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4 May 1999