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Name Hanley, Clair N.

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2003.1.4 - Print, Photographic

Crew of the Old "01" U.S.S. PC (C) 1601. Known to the crew as the P.I.B. (Pig Iron Bastard). PC-1601 (USS Fierce) PC-1568 class Submarine Chaser (ex Adroit class Minesweeper): Displacement: 450 tons Length: 173'8" Beam: 23' Draft: 11'7" Speed: 17 knots Armament: 1 3"/50, 1 40mm Complement: 105 Alco diesel engine, twin screws, 1,440 shaft hp. Built at Nashville Bridge and commissioned as AM-97 1943 Converted to Sub Chaser (PC-1601) 1944

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2003.1.6 - Print, Photographic

An American naval officer, Jack Tangney, examines an abandoned Japanese aircraft on the Luzon Airfield after it was captured in 1945. The plane is in very poor condition and there are palm trees in the background. Handwritten note in pencil on back of photo reads, "Luzon Air strip - Jan 1945".

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2003.1.7 - Print, Photographic

Unidentified crewmen aboard the U.S.S. PC (C) 1601. PC-1601 (USS Fierce) PC-1568 class Submarine Chaser (ex Adroit class Minesweeper): Displacement: 450 tons Length: 173'8" Beam: 23' Draft: 11'7" Speed: 17 knots Armament: 1 3"/50, 1 40mm Complement: 105 Alco diesel engine, twin screws, 1,440 shaft hp. Built at Nashville Bridge and commissioned as AM-97 1943 Converted to Sub Chaser (PC-1601) 1944

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2003.1.8 - Print, Photographic

Gunner at battle station on the 1601. PC-1601 (USS Fierce) PC-1568 class Submarine Chaser (ex Adroit class Minesweeper): Displacement: 450 tons Length: 173'8" Beam: 23' Draft: 11'7" Speed: 17 knots Armament: 1 3"/50, 1 40mm Complement: 105 Alco diesel engine, twin screws, 1,440 shaft hp. Built at Nashville Bridge and commissioned as AM-97 1943 Converted to Sub Chaser (PC-1601) 1944

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2003.1.9 - Print, Photographic

The U.S.S. PC (C) 1601 coming into an unidentified port. This ship was known to its crew as the P.I.B. (Pig Iron Bastard). PC-1601 (USS Fierce) PC-1568 class Submarine Chaser (ex Adroit class Minesweeper): Displacement: 450 tons Length: 173'8" Beam: 23' Draft: 11'7" Speed: 17 knots Armament: 1 3"/50, 1 40mm Complement: 105 Alco diesel engine, twin screws, 1,440 shaft hp. Built at Nashville Bridge and commissioned as AM-97 1943 Converted to Sub Chaser (PC-1601) 1944

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2003.1.10 - Print, Photographic

Officers of the "1601" known to its crew as the P.I.B. (Pig Iron Bastard). left to right: Bill Crane, Frank Picard, Jack Tangney, Bert Hearn, Dick Newell. PC-1601 (USS Fierce) PC-1568 class Submarine Chaser (ex Adroit class Minesweeper): Displacement: 450 tons Length: 173'8" Beam: 23' Draft: 11'7" Speed: 17 knots Armament: 1 3"/50, 1 40mm Complement: 105 Alco diesel engine, twin screws, 1,440 shaft hp. Built at Nashville Bridge and commissioned as AM-97 1943 Converted to Sub Chaser (PC-1601) 1944

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2003.1.11 - Print, Photographic

Crew member from the "1601" in village at Luzon.