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SC-120


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser

  • Laid down at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
  • Commissioned 4 October 1917
  • Sold 20 July 1921 to Henry A. Hitner Sons Co. of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 99 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 6' 3"
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 26
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-120 234k Bringing the mail to USS Iowa (BB-4) off the U.S. East Coast, circa 1918
    Collection of Commander Haines H. Lippincott, ChC, USN
    U.S. Navy photo NH 86174
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-120
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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    by Todd Woofenden
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