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SC-60


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned in May 1918
  • Sunk 1 October 1918 in a collision with the Standard Oil Co. tanker Fred M. Weller, 5 miles south of Ambrose Channel lightship and 2 miles north of Shrewsbury Rock gas buoy, off New York
  • Two crewmen were killed; Walter Herman Kluth, Machinists Mate 2nd class and Austin Martin Wilson, Seaman 2nd class, USNRF.

    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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