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SC-207



Call sign:
George - Boy - Watch - Rush

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the General Shipbuilding and Aero Corp., Alexandria, VA
  • Commissioned 26 April 1918
  • Sold 21 April 1920 to the Tebo Yacht Basin Co. of Brooklyn, NY
  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-208 69k Part of the Mine force in Kirkwall. Left-hand chaser is SC-328. Next to it is SC-208. Second from the right is SC-207 The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-207 153k Photo from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage" by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Thomas A. Maxwell, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)26 April 1918 - 1919
    02LT Robert Semple, USN - Awarded the Medal of Honor (1914) and the Navy Cross (1920)1919 - 15 June 1919
    03LTJG George Francis Mentz, USN - USNA Class of 1909
    Awarded the Navy Cross (1918) - Retired as Rear Admiral
    15 June 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-207
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