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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Tare - Jig - Sail

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down in 1917 at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
  • Commissioned 19 November 1917
  • Sold 20 December 1921 to A. A. Tanos of New York, NY
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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-119 173k Ships at and off Newport News, Virginia, 31 May 1919. USS SC-413 and SC-119 are in the center and center-right foreground. A New York Shipbuilding Co. (Camden, New Jersey) type collier (one of these eight, some of which served in the Navy: Fairmont, Franklin, Glen White, Plymouth, Sewalls Point, Tidewater, William N. Page or Winding Gulf) is in the center and left-center background, with an ocean-going barge beyond her stern. In the right background is an old Great Lakes' type "whaleback" steamer, with a steam yacht (possibly in, or recently discharged from, U.S. Navy service).
    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2008
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 106016-B
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-119
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