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SC-83



Call sign:
George - Boy - Quack - Pup

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Hiltebrant Dry Dock Co., Kingston, NY
  • Commissioned 21 February 1918
  • Decommissioned 16 July 1919 at Charleston, SC
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 14' 9"
  • Draft (fl) 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 220hp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-83 84k . Fran Childers
    SC-83 110k 18 May 1918
    Crew of USS SC-83
    SC-83 143k
    SC-83 37k 18 May 1918
    Roger T. Kingsbury, Electrician 2/c, Radio

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Garrison Payne, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)22 February 1918
    02ENS James Lyman McFadden, USNRFMay 1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-83
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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