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SC-147



Call sign:
George - Tare - King - Watch

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by L. E. Fry and Co., Clayton, NY
  • Commissioned 13 December 1917
  • Sold 25 February 1922 to the Robey Tank Works of Chicago, IL
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-131 117k Subchaser's SC-216, SC-131 and SC-147 moored in the Mediterranean
    Photo from the New York Public Library
    Bill Gonyo

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Frank E. Karleson, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)13 December 1917
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-147
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