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SC-23


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 16 October 1917
  • Destroyed by fire in 1920.

    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-23
    SC-23 150k Under construction
    National Archivs photo
    The Subchaser Archives
    SC-23 109k
    USS SC-23
    SC-23 168k Absegami (SP 371) moored forward of SP-1595. On the opposite side of the pier are SC-23 and an unidentified SC.
    Photographer: Joseph N. Pearce, Philadelphia, January 15, 1919
    National Archives photo 165WW
    Dan Treadwell

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Cleveland V. Bryam, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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