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SC-129


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down in 1917 by the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
  • Commissioned 17 January 1918
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications

  • 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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    SC-129 102k Joe Radigan
    SC-129 1209k Photo courtesy of Walter P. Groszman from The Splinter Fleet of the Otranto Barrage by Ray Millholland Tommy Trampp
    SC-129 199k Photo courtesy of Walter P. Groszman from The Splinter Fleet of the Otranto Barrage by Ray Millholland
    SC-129 571k Photo by F. D. Heines from The Splinter Fleet of the Otranto Barrage by Ray Millholland
    SC-129 182k Photo from The Splinter Fleet of the Otranto Barrage by Ray Millholland
    SC-129 169k Photo courtesy of A. E. Loebl from The Splinter Fleet of the Otranto Barrage by Ray Millholland

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Maclear Jacoby, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Distinguished Service Medal (1918)1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-28
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