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SC-39


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 2 March 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-39 66k A number of submarine chasers in English waters. SC-39, SC-342 and SC-354 are in the foreground The Sixtant.Com World War II in the South Atlantic website

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Theron Appolonio, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-39
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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