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Joe Claude Erickson (1923 – 1945)
U.S. Navy, USS SC-1006 (SC-1006)

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  • 1. Joe Claude Erickson (1923 – 1945) Born 29 September 1923 Beaver, Beaver Co., Utah The 7th of 7 children of parents Larkin Andrew Erickson and Ethyl Roberts Erickson.
  • 2. Find A Grave - Joe Claude Erickson http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=104561 Burial: Mountain View Cemetery Beaver, Beaver Co., Utah, USA Plot: B_B21_3
  • 3. USS SC-1006 (SC-1006) Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class The US Navy, Type: Submarine chaser, Class: SC-497 , Pennant: SC-1006 Built by: Fellows and Stewart (Wilmington, California, U.S.A.) Ordered: 14 Feb 1942 , Laid down: 13 Apr 1942 Launched: 7 Sep 1942 , Commissioned: 3 May 1943 Specifications: Displacement 148 t., Length 110' 10", Beam 17', Draft 6' 6", Speed 21 kts. Complement 28, Armament: One 40mm gun mount, two .50 cal. machine guns, two depth charge projector "K Gun," and two depth charge tracks Propulsion: Two 1,540bhp General Motors (Electro-Motive Div.) 16-184A diesel engines, two shafts LIKE THE SC-497 class submarine chaser SHOWN BELOW Most commissioned SC’s and later (1943) converted to a PGM-1 class motor gunboats
  • 4. Subchasers in port, Hawaii