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USS SC-1297, 1943-1945.
Later USCGC Air Swallow (WAVR-469), 1945-1948

USS SC-1297, a 95-ton 110-foot submarine chaser, was built at Ipswich, Massachusetts, and was commissioned in October 1943. SC-1297 was transferred to the Coast Guard in October 1945 and served as USCGC Air Swallow (WAVR-469) until sold in January 1948.

This page features our only view of USS SC-1297.

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Photo #: NH 96489

USS SC-1297


Off Cape Henry, Virginia, on 17 April 1944.
Photographed by Ensign Keefe, of Blimp squadron ZP-14.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 112KB; 740 x 600 pixels

 



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4 May 1999