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SC-25



Call sign:
George - Tare - Have - Fox

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 16 October 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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    Eider 119k USS Eider (Minesweeper No. 17) with identification letter "N" in a North Sea port, probably Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, during the the North Sea mine barrage clearance operation in 1919. She has several submarine chasers alongside including, from left to right: SC-25, SC-45, SC-356, SC-47 and SC-40
    Halftone reproduction, published in the cruise book "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage, 1919", page 142.
    Donation of Chief Storekeeper Charles A. Free.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99789
    Naval Historical Center

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Cyril Bathurst Judge, USNRF16 October 1917
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-25
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