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SC-21


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 19 October 1917 and was assigned to the Second Naval District, operating with the Experimental Unit at New London, Connecticut
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • 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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    SC-21 154k Photo contributed by Laura Hawkins The Subchaser Archives
    SC-19 193k SC-19 with other SC (submarine chaser) boats, at the U.S. Naval Experimental Station, New London, Connecticut, circa 1918. Among the SCs present are: USS SC-21 and USS SC-238
    Photo by Louis Harder, New London
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 2458
    Mike Green
    SC-19 262k View of pier area at naval Experimental Station, New London, Connecticut, circa 1918. Ships present include: USS SC-19, USS SC-238, USS SC-21. The larger ship is probably the revenue cutter Onondaga
    Photo by Louis Harder, New London
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 2462

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Alfred Y. Lanphier, USN19 October 1917
    02LTJG Henry Hartley, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross and Distinguished Service Medal
    Retired as Rear Admiral
    6 May 1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-21
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