Allied Warships

USS SC-696 (SC-696)

Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine chaser
ClassSC-497 
PennantSC-696 
Built byDaytona Beach Boat Works Inc. (Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Feb 1942 
Laid down26 Mar 1942 
Launched6 Aug 1942 
Commissioned25 Nov 1942 
Lost23 Aug 1943 
Loss position38° 08'N, 13° 22'E

The American submarine chaser USS SC-696 (SC-696) lost on 23 Aug 1943 in position 38° 08'N, 13° 22'E.

History

Bombed and sunk by German Ju-88 aircraft off Palermo, Sicily, Italy in position 38º08'N, 13º22'E

 

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