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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Boy - Nan - Rush

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 16 March 1918
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, one depth charge projector (Y-Gun)
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    SC-45 112k SC-220, SC-221 in foreground left to right (skipping the lefthand chasers that has no visible hull number), SC-46, SC-47, SC-45 and SC-323 in background left to right).
    Photo courtesy of Al Tilley
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-45, 334, 110 & 47 68k The four inboard chasers are SC-46, SC-334, SC-110 and SC-47
    Photo from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage" by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment
    Joe Radigan
    SC-46 70k Photo from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage" by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment
    SC-46 345k

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Cornelius Henry Evans, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)16 March 1918
    02LTJG Clarence V. Waggoner, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1920)1919 - 15 July 1919
    03ENS John E. Weaver, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1920)15 July 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-46
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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