subchaser

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sub·chas·er

 (sŭb′chā′sər)
n. Informal
A submarine chaser.

subchaser

(ˈsʌbˌtʃeɪsə)
n
a warship designed to destroy submarines in war
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Minor Surface Combatants: This category includes minesweepers, subchasers, motor torpedo boats, patrol craft, motor gunboats.
But so successful was the secret operation that in 1943 the US reinforced it with two subchasers.
The Pueblo then stopped fleeing and was ordered by one of the subchasers to follow it, which the US Navy vessel did, stopping once only to draw another salvo from the North Koreans.
The subchaser emitted no radar or other electronic signals, and the crew of the vessel could not be seen.
As the subchaser approached, it was determined that its crew was at battlestations.
The shipyard also produced numerous other military vessels, including subchasers, tugboats, tankers, landing craft, and wooden minesweepers.
Minor Surface Combatants - This category includes mine sweepers, subchasers, motor torpedo boats, patrol craft, motor gunboats.