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SC-44


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 3 April 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-44 64k Photos from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage" by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment Joe Radigan
    SC-44 57k
    SC-44 55k
    SC-44 311k

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Francis Goodwin, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)1918 - 1919
    02LTJG Enos Dahuff, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1919)1919 - 15 August 1919
    03ENS B. F. Sammons, USNRF15 August 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-44
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