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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
USCGC Hansen (CGSC 68)
Nan - Oboe - Dog - Quack
SC-68 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard
SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down at the Mathis Yacht Building C0., Camden, NJCommissioned USS SC-68, 15 March 1918Transferred to the Coast Guard 14 January 1920 and named USCGC Hansen (CGSC 68)Named for Quartermaster Hans Hansen, USCG of Hvitmolle, Sweden a member of the torpedoed USCGC Tampa, lost during World War IPlaced out of commission 14 January 1920Loaned to the Prohibition Commissioner 10 March 1922Returned to Coast Guard 7 January 1923Decommissioned 10 January 1923 at the Coast Guard DepotSold 28 April 1927 to George Johnson of Baltimore, MD for $505.00Fate unknown.
SpecificationsDisplacement 85 t.Length 110'Beam 14' 8.75"Max Draft (fl) 5' 8"Speed 18 kts.Complement 271920 - 16Armament: 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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||SC-68 moored between SC-73 and an unidentified tug
National Archives photo
|01||LTJG Clarence E. Williams, USN||1918|
|02||ENS Maynard L. Patton, USNRF||1919|
There is no DANFS history available for SC-68
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