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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign (1924):
Nan - Oboe - Love - Cast

Call sign (1919):
George - Boy - Tare - Have

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Commissioned 15 February 1918
  • Sold 16 November 1926 to L. L. Lively of Charleston, SC
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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 220shp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-154 369k Mark Kulikowski Collection
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo UA 566.03.01
    Mike Green
    SC-154 161k Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. NH 43602
    Nokomis 72k Early 1920s, USS SC-154 astern of Nokomis (SP 609). Location is probably in Cuba or another place in the Caribbean area
    National Archives photo 80-G-1009391
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    SC-154 256k c. 1922
    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    Rich Burton

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Walter A. Starck, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-154
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