Allied Warships

USS SC-1069 (SC-1069)

Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine chaser
Built byMathis Yacht Building Co. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 May 1942 
Laid down30 Dec 1942 
Launched17 Apr 1943 
Commissioned26 Apr 1943 
End service5 Dec 1945 

Transferred to the United States Coast Guard on 5 December 1945


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Notable events involving SC-1069 include:

3 May 1945
USS Crevalle (Cdr. E.H. Steinmetz, USN) ended her 6th war patrol at Guam. She was escorted in by USS SC-1069 (Lt.(jg). C.M. Janicki, USNR). At Guam she was refitted by USS Proteus.

3 May 1945
Around 1500K/3, USS Shad (T/Lt.Cdr. D.L. Mehlop, USN), USS Dragonet (T/Lt.Cdr. R.K. Worthington, USN), USS Dragonet (T/Capt. J.H. Lewis, USN) and USS Spikefish (T/Lt.Cdr. R.R. Managhan, USN) departed from Guam for their 10th, 9th, 2nd and 3rd war patrols respectively. They were escorted out until 1900K/3 by USS SC-1069 (Lt.(jg). C.M. Janicki, USNR).

The first three were ordered to patrol in the East China and Yellow Seas in a coordinated attack group together with USS Ray (T/Cdr. W.T. Kinsella, USN) which had already departed for patrol on 30 April 1945. T/Capt. J.H. Lewis, USN, of the USS Dragonet was the group commander. USS Spikefish was ordered to patrol to the east of Formosa and was not a member of the group. She parted company with the other submarines around 0420I/5.

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