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RPS Alert (PY-54) - ex-USS SC-1267
« on: November 06, 2017, 09:05:31 PM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/151267.htm

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

Laid down 20 August 1942 as PC-1267 by the Quincy Adams Yacht Yard, Quincy, MA
Launched 12 December 1942
Commissioned USS PC-1267, 27 February 1943
Reclassified SC-1267 in April 1943
Transferred to the Philippines 2 July 1948 and named RPS Alert (PY 54)
Sunk in 1956.

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From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/1215126701.jpg

Photo by Joe Radigan

Manila, Philippines
SC-1267, SC-982, SC-730 and SC-769
Photo caption: "Aboard these American submarine chasers at Manila, P.I., Filipinos train and learn the fundamental operations of small craft. With U.S. Navy crewmen as instructors, the Philippine Off-Shore Patrol is learnig to function as a Navy unit.
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Re: RPS Alert (PY-54) - ex-USS SC-1267
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2017, 09:13:58 PM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/1215126706.jpg





http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/1215126703.jpg

Photo by Dan Treadwell

Photo caption: "Part of the Phillipine Army which switched over and formed the Phillipine Navy, took the name of "Off Shore Patrol." Under instruction of men of the U.S. Navy, Filipinos train and learn the fundamentals of Sub Chasers at Manilia, P.I. Down in the engine room Filipinos receive instructions in operations of engines."
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Photo by Dan Treadwell

3 May 1946
Photo caption: "While two small Filipino boys watch the USS SC-1267, which is used for training Filipinos of the Off-Shore Patrol, gets under way in Manila, P.I." SC-982 is to her port side
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From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/1215126702.jpg


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Re: RPS Alert (PY-54) - ex-USS SC-1267
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2017, 09:21:00 PM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/1215126704.jpg

Photo c/o Dan Treadwell, National Archives Photo