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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 27 December 1917
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-125 293k Original photo: 1 February 1918
    Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
    U.S. Navy photo
    Replacement photo: Moored outboard of SC-135 which is fitting out at the Norfolk Navy Yard. The cruiser Montgomery (C 9) is in the background with her starboard side showing a circular Dazzle camouflage pattern that was completely different than her port side
    National Archives photo
    Original photo: Joe Radigan
    Replacement photo: Tracy White
    SC-124, SC-127 & SC-125 86k 1 February 1919
    Three Yankee Submarine Chasers docked in harbor of Fiume, Hungary attract attention of spectators on waterfront
    SC-125 moored outboard of SC-124 and SC-127
    National Archivs photo
    Dan Treadwell
    SC-125 92k Chasers in Ponta Delgada, Azores. Front row includes SC 125, SC 325 and SC 349. From postcard. The Sub Chaser Archives

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG I. C. Hall, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-125
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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