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SC-17



Call sign:
George - Tare - Fox - Sail

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 8 November 1917
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 98 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6" (fl)
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: One 3"/23 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-17 284k Inboard profile, type sections and living deck plan for Submarine Chasers, as built.
    Photo from "Sale of Vessels by the Navy," Navy Department, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, c. April 1921
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-17 253k Profile of Subchaser as a Yacht/Profile and deck plan for conversion into yacht.
    Photo from "Sale of Vessels by the Navy," Navy Department, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, c. April 1921

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-17
    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Ralph Laurence Dodge, USNRF11 September 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    by Todd Woofenden
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back To the Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Index Back to the 110' Submarine Chaser (SC) Photo Index

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