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SC-2


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at Naval Station New Orleans, LA
  • Commissioned 8 January 1918 and assigned to the Special Hunting Squadron, USS Salem [Scout Cruiser No. 3] Group, against German submarines in the Gulf of Mexico, and was based at Key West, Florida
  • Sold 29 October 1930 to the city of New Orleans
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications

  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Max Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: One single 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three Standard 220hp gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-2 67k Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 43601 Joe Radigan
    SC-2 & 3 124k Inboard of SC-3 at Cape Girardeau, MO
    SC-2 & 3 124k

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