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Catalog Number 2003.1.4
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Crew of the P.I.B.
Photographer Hanley, Clair N.
Description 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
Date 1944
Copyright All rights belong to the PastPerfect Museum without restriction.
Collection Hanley Family Collection
Search Terms Hanley Family
Subjects Naval operations
Naval warfare
Naval personnel
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