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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Boy - Nan - Cast

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at Naval Station New Orleans, LA
  • Commissioned 1 October 1917
  • Sold 20 July 1921 to Henry A. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns and one depth charge projector (Y-Gun)
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-1 67k U.S. Submarine Chasers SC-1, SC-345, and SC-344 tied up at a buoy at Salcomb, England during the First World War.
    Original photo from the collection of Peter K. Connolly. Loaned by Mr. William H. Davis in 1977.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 64971 from the Naval Historical Center
    Dan Treadwell
    SC-1 124k c. 1918/1920
    Charleston, SC
    Moored outboard of SC-4
    The Sub Chaser Archives photo
    Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Sydney Procter Clark, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)1 April 1919
    02ENS Joseph Stephen Simmons, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1920)1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-1
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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