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SC-35


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"
  • 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-35
    SC-35 135k Under construction
    National Archivs photo
    Dan Treadwell
    SC-35 248k
    USS SC-35
    SC-35 128k Running at high speed during World War I, probably taken on a patrol in the English Channel
    Collection of Mr. Peter K. Connelly and loaned by Mr. William H. Davis, in 1967
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 64972
    Mike Green
    SC-35, SC-81, SC-258, SC-137 & SC-41 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

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-35
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