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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Boy - Quack - Fox

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by the Mathis Yacht Bulding Co., Camden, NJ
  • Commissioned 20 March 1918
  • Sold 26 May 1921 to Henry A. Hitner Sons Co. of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 14' 9"
  • Draft 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 26
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three Standard 220bhp gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    SC-74 320k At the Mathis Yacht Building Company shipyard, Camden, New Jersey. Placed in commission on 20 March 1918, this photo may have been taken on or about that day since she is flying the Navy jack at the bow. Another submarine chaser is fitting out immediately beyond SC-74. The two ships in the left background are USS Stephen W. McKeever, Jr. (SP-1169) and a Coast Guard Cutter
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 4258
    Robert Hurst
    Miramar 184k Miramar (SP 591) underway in the Delaware Bay region. SC-74 is just visable over Miramar's bow
    U.S. Navy photo NH 46032 by A. E. Gaynor
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-74
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