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SC-180



Call sign:
George - Boy - Tare - Watch

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the International Shipbuilding and Marine Engine Co., Upper Nyack, NY
  • Commissioned 27 April 1918
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Phiadelphia, 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 projetor "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    SC-356 88k In an Azores harbor with other ships of the U.S. and foreign navies, circa October 1918. The six subchasers in the left center of the view, with bows to the camera, are (from left to right): SC-223, SC-330, SC-180, SC-353, SC-331 and (probably) SC-356. Ships nested with them, to the right, include a "bird" type minesweeper and two converted yacht patrol vessels.
    Collection of George K. Beach, who was a crewmember of USS SC-331 at the time.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99742
    Naval Historical Center

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-180
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    Splinter Fleet: The Wooden Subchasers of World War II
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back to the Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Ship Index Back to the 110' Submarine Chaser (SC) Photo Index

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