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SC-129



Call sign:
George - Tare - King - Mike

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at 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"
  • 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-129 102k Alongside USS Leonidas
    G.S. Dole Collection
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-129 97k Photo from "The Cinderellas of the Fleet" by LTJG William Washburn Nutting, Construction Corps, USNRF Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Maclear Jacoby, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Distinguished Service Medal (1918)17 January 1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-129
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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