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SC-42



Call sign:
George - Tare - Have - Sail

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by 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 99 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 6' 3"
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 26
  • 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-102 110k SC 102, SC 105 and SC 42, left to right, marked N-5, N-6 and N-2 respectively.
    Photo courtesy Special Collections, University of Virginia Library.
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