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USCGC Ovesen



Call sign (1922):
George - Vice - King - Mike

ex-USS SC-199



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

SC-199 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by the General Shipbuilding and Aero Corp., Alexandria, VA
  • Commissioned USS SC-199, 14 April 1918
  • Transferred to the Coast Guard 14 November 1919 at Norfolk, VA and named USCGC Ovesen
  • Named for a member of the torpedoed USCGC Tampa, lost during World War I
  • Sold 21 August 1923 in Baltimore, MD
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 14' 9"
  • 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
  • Propulsion: Three 220bhp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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