USS SC-1072, a 95-ton 110-foot submarine chaser built at Camden, New Jersey, was commissioned in June 1943. Late in that year, she was converted converted to a motor gunboat and renamed PGM-7. She was sent to the Solomon Islands area for patrol service and, on the night of 18 July 1944, was lost in an accidental collision off Torokina, Bougainville Island.
This page features our only view of USS SC-1072/PGM-7.
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Photo #: NH 96497
Photographed by the South Coast Company, Newport Beach, California, in January 1944, after completion of her conversion from USS SC-1072.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
Online Image: 99KB; 740 x 540 pixels
Page made 8 March 2001