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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Tare - King - Fox

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
  • Commissioned 27 December 1917
  • Struck from the Naval Register in late 1919
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • 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 screws.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-125 92k Chasers in Ponta Delgada, Azores. Front row includes SC 125, SC 325 and SC 349. From postcard. The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-127 88k "Three Yankee Submarine Chasers [SC 124, SC 127 and SC 125] docked in harbor of Fiume, Hungary attarct attention of spectators on waterfront."
    National Archives photo RG-111-SC-50714 courtesy of Dan Treadwell
    SC-125 98k 1 February 1918
    SC-125 and USS Montgomery (DD 121), (in camouflage paint), at the Norfolk Navy Yard.
    National Archives photo RG-165WW, Fiche 280
    Dan Treadwell

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Irwin C. Hall, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)27 December 1917
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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