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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
U.S. Army Artillery Steamer V-7
George - Tare - Fox - Watch
SC-20 served both the U. S. Navy and Army.
SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NYCommissioned USS SC-20, 18 October 1917Transferred to the War Department in 1920 and reclassified as Artillery Steamer, V-7Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 98 t.Length 110' 10"1920 - 105'Beam 17'1920 - 14.5'Draft 6' 6" (fl)1920 - 9.2'Speed 17 kts.Complement 271920 - FiveArmament: 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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||15 September 1917
Brooklyn Navy Yard
Photo by Burnell - Poole
National Archives photo 165WGZ-K-23
There is no DANFS history available for SC-20
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Patrol Craft Sailors Association
The Sub Chaser Archives
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