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SC-39



Call sign:
George - Tare - Have - Rush

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built 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' 9"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 26
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220bhp Standard 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 Francis Alpine Hill, II, USNRF1 April 1919
    02LTJG Albert L. King, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1919)1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-39
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