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SC-91



Call sign:
George - Tare - Jig - Have

SC-1 Class Submarine: Chaser

  • Laid down by the Elco Co., Bayonne, NJ
  • Commissioned 5 December 1917
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • 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, one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-223 122k At the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, on 2 April 1918. The subchasers present include, from left to right: SC-223, SC-221, SC-136, SC-331, SC-332, SC-222, SC-89 or SC-189, SC-134,
    SC-133, SC-138
    (probably), SC-135, SC-91 or SC-191, and one boat whose number is not visible.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 75528
    Naval Historical Center
    SC-91 73k c. 1919
    SC-221, SC-222, SC-323, SC-325, SC-220 and SC-91
    .

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Thomas N. Page, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)5 December 1917
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-91
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