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SC-40


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 13 February 1918
  • Sold 14 October 1924 to the Florida Boat Co. of Washington DC
  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-40 88k SC 40 during the North Sea minesweeping operations in 1919
    T. Woofenden Collection
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-40 42k SC 40, SC 48 and SC 164 probably at Base 18, Inverness, Scotland.
    T. Woofenden Collection
    SC-40 153k Photo from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage" by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-40
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