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Catalog Number 2003.1.10
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Officers of the 1601
Photographer Hanley, Clair N.
Description 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
Date 1945
Collection Hanley Family Collection
People Crane, Bill
Picard, Frank
Tangney, Jack
Hearn, Bert
Newell, Dick
Search Terms Hanley Family
World War II
WWII
Subjects World War II
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