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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Boy - Nan - Fox

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at Naval Station New Orleans, LA
  • Commissioned 23 January 1918
  • Sold 4 October 1920 to the Cuba Products Co. of New Orleans
  • 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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    SC-3 92k Alongside the decommissioned cruiser Cincinnati (C 7) at New Orleans between April 1919 and April 1920. The cruiser still has its World War I camouflage, but its funnels have been removed.
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 42544
    Dan Treadwell
    SC-3 92k c. 1918/1920
    Charleston, SC
    The Sub Chaser Archives photo
    Robert Hurst
    SC-2 & SC-3 57k 19 June 1919
    Cape Girardeau, Missouri
    SC-3 moored between of SC-2 and the submarine K-5 with the patrol yacht Isabel (SP 521) astern. They had come from St. Louis on a recruiting tour and provided the public with a view of the vessels employed by the Navy during World War I. Thousands crowded the riverfront to view the ships, and hundreds toured the vessels
    Photo from the Missourian archives
    Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-3
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