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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign (1924):
Nan - Oboe - King - Nan

Call sign (1919):
George - Tare - King - Sail

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Rocky River Dry Dock Co., Rocky River, OH
  • Commissioned 10 November 1917
  • Sold 8 September 1936 to George Johnson of Baltimore, MD
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 99 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 6' 3"
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30-cal machine guns and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220shp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Image Description Source
    No image of SC-143 is available at this time

    Commanding Officers
    02ENS Alexander White Moffat, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)18 February 1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-143
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