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USCGC Newbury
ex-USS SC-70

SC-70 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the Mathis Yacht Building C0., Camden, NJ
  • Commissioned USS SC-70, 16 February 1918 and assigned to the USS Jouett (Destroyer No. 41) Group and the USS Salem (Cruiser No. 3) Group, with service in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Transferred to the Coast Guard 15 January 1920 and named USCGC Newbury
  • Sold 11 December 1925
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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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    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG H. C. Flaherty, USNRF16 February 1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-70
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