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SC-217



Call sign:
George - Tare - Love - Nan

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by Alexander McDonald, Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, NY
  • Commissioned 19 February 1918
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 75 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 6' 3"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220bhp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-217 847k c. 1919 Jean Lassaque

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Thomas P. Richardson, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)19 February 1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-217.
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