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SC-138



Call sign:
George - Boy - Sail - Rush

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built at Hodgdon Bros., East Boothbay, ME
  • Commissioned 24 January 1918
  • Sold 24 July 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 shafts.
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    SC-223 122k At the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, on 2 April 1918. The subchasers present include, from left to right: SC-223, SC-221, SC-136, SC-331, SC-332, SC-222, SC-89 or SC-189, SC-134, SC-133, SC-138 (probably), SC-135, SC-91 or SC-191, and one boat whose number is not visible.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 75528
    Naval Historical Center

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS R. P. Kilner, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-138
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