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SC-95



Call sign:
George - Tare - Jig - Nan

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Elco Co., Bayonne, NJ
  • Commissioned 24 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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    SC-95 92k Most likely near Corfu, Greece. The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-95 92k Moored at Muirtown, Scotland near the Caledonian Canal, where they passed through the locks en route to the White Sea: SC 354 (hull letters BT), SC 95 (hull letters AS) and SC 256 (hull letters AR).
    G.S. Dole Collection..
    SC-95 115k Moored alongside Sanderling (AM 37)
    SC-95 92k Operating in Northern Waters under sail- U.S. Naval Forces, Northern Russia, on May 22, 1919
    SC-95 & SC-259 324k Photo from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage" by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG George J. Leovy, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1920)1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-95
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