Call sign (1924):
Nan - Oboe - George - Mike
Call sign (1919):
George - Boy - Rush - Nan
SC-103 served the U. S. Navy, the State of Michigan and the Boy Scouts of America.
SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:Built by the Electric Boat Co., Elco Works, Bayonne, NJCommissioned 7 March 1918Loaned to the Michigan State Naval Militia 1 July 1926Loaned to the Buffalo Council of the Boy Scouts of America 25 September 1936Damaged by a storm in September 1939 and sank at her pierSalvaged in 1940 and disposed of hulk by burning.
Specifications:Displacement 99 t.Length 110'Beam 13' 6"Draft 6' 3"Speed 21 kts.Complement 17Armament: One 3"/23 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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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Patrol Craft Sailors Association
The Sub Chaser Archives
by Todd Woofenden
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