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SC-99


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Elco Co., Bayonne, NJ
  • Commissioned 3 March 1918
  • Sold 11 May 1921 to Frederick S. Bacon of New York, NY
  • 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 73k Replenishing at sea while four days out from the Azores, circa 1918-1919. Ship alongside is possibly USS Hannibal, later AG-1, which was a submarine chaser tender at the time. Note the large basket used for passing supplies
    Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN (MSC), 1973
    U.S. Navy photo NH 78197
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    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

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Alonzo B. Alexander, USN1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-99
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