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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign (1924):
Nan - Oboe - Dog - Fox

Call sign (1919):
George - Boy - Pup - Love

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 6 May 1918
  • Sold 12 December 1935 to J. R. Lamson of Massick, VA
  • 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, and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-57, 231 & 328 107k Postcard published by the Asheville Postcard Co., Asheville, NC Paul Harig
    EM1/c, USS LCI 454, WWII
    SC-57 122k National Archives photo Dan Treadwell
    SC-57 128k Direction Indicator
    National Archives photo
    SC-57 63k 13 June 1919
    National Archives photo
    Contributed by Dan Treadwell
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