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SC-98


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Elco Co., Bayonne, NJ
  • Commissioned 19 February 1918
  • Sold 14 October 1924 to the Florida Boat Co. of Washington, DC
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications

  • 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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    SC-99 84k Underway in New York Harbor on 20 August 1919, upon their return from overseas service. The subchasers at left are SC-99 and SC-227. The three in the middle are (in closest column) SC-98 and SC-137, with SC-271 in the farther column. Ships at right can not be identified
    U.S. Navy photo NH 83623
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS N. V. Donaldson, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-98
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