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SC-35



Call sign:
George - Tare - Have - Mike

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 23 January 1918
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun 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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    SC-35
    SC-35 141k 15 September 1917
    Under construction at the Brooklyn Navy Yard SC-35 on the left
    Photo by Burnell - Poole
    National Archives photos 165WGZ-L-4 and 165WGZ-L-5
    Dan Treadwell
    SC-35 158k
    USS SC-35
    SC-35 365k “Cinderellas of the Fleet”- over 400 of these sub-chasers were built during the war. Manned mostly by American college men, they were intended primarily to guard the home shores. Many were sent across where they served effectively against the submarines.”
    SC-35 in the left foreground with SC-81 and SC-258 astern and SC-137 is on the right with SC-41 astern
    Photo from the publication “Forward Ho!” published by Disabled American Veterans Of The World War, 1917
    Jim Geldert

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Charles Kane Cobb, Jr., USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)23 January 1918
    ??LTJG Laurence Benjamin Siegfried, USNRFMarch 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-35
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