WW II Subchaser

  • Veteran's Day display - Door County Maritime Museum - 2017
    Veteran's Day display - Door County Maritime Museum - 2017
  • SC 1034 - one of the SC 497 Class of WW II
    SC 1034 - one of the SC 497 Class of WW II
  • From original plans at 3/4" = 1'-0" (1/16th)
    From original plans at 3/4" = 1'-0" (1/16th)
  • The SC became the "work horse" of the US Navy
    The SC became the "work horse" of the US Navy
  • The main gun was a 40 MM Bofors
    The main gun was a 40 MM Bofors
  • The SCs saw action world-wide
    The SCs saw action world-wide
  • Before Pearl Harbor, 84 SC hulls were being built
    Before Pearl Harbor, 84 SC hulls were being built
  • Anti-Aircraft defense included 20 MM Oerlikons
    Anti-Aircraft defense included 20 MM Oerlikons
  • 440 subchasers were built for World War I
    440 subchasers were built for World War I
  • 438 subchasers were built for World War II
    438 subchasers were built for World War II
  • Milwaukee Boat Show - January 2017
    Milwaukee Boat Show - January 2017
  • Seventy SCs were converted to landing control vessels SC-C
    Seventy SCs were converted to landing control vessels SC-C
  • 19 SCs were at the Normandy landing
    19 SCs were at the Normandy landing
  • Anti-submarine defense was a primary mission
    Anti-submarine defense was a primary mission
  • Twelve(12) depth charges - as good as a destroyer
    Twelve(12) depth charges - as good as a destroyer
  • Built plank-on-frame with many 3D printed details
    Built plank-on-frame with many 3D printed details
  • Ammo lockers "open for business"
    Ammo lockers "open for business"
  • Anti-submarine rockets ready to launch
    Anti-submarine rockets ready to launch
  • On it's way to Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay, WI
    On it's way to Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Where the original vessel was built by Peterson Marine in 1943
    Where the original vessel was built by Peterson Marine in 1943
  • Need more? - Please go to   www.splinterfleet.org
    Need more? - Please go to www.splinterfleet.org