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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


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

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

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned USS SC-64, 16 May 1918
  • Converted to a Water Barge and reclassified YW-97, 30 November 1942
  • Sold 11 March 1943
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 98 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 6' 3" (fl)
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: One 3"/23 mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one depth charge projector (Y-gun)
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    SC-64 62k SC-330, SC-412 and SC-64. .
    SC-64 125k SC-64 underway in a New York area harbor, 1918. Ships in the immediate background are (from left to right): USS Bailey (Torpedo Boat No. 21); USS Tarantula (SP-124); USS Sabalo (SP-225); A Bagley class torpedo boat; and USS SC-55.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 59816
    Naval Historical Center
    SC-64 47k c. 1930s
    SC-432, SC-64 and SC-412 at Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, IL.
    SC-64 102k c. 1933
    Mackinac Island, Michigan
    Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-64
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association

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