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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Tare - Love - Vice

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the New York Yacht, Launch and Engine Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Commissioned 10 December 1917
  • Sold 11 May 1921 to the C. P. Comerford Co. of Lowell, MA
  • Scrapped in 1921 at Dorchester Bay, MA.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: One single 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    USS SC-225
    SC-225 34k SC 225 (left) and SC 327 (right) in convoy, most likely near Corfu, Greece, 1918 The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-94, 256, 225, 94, 227 & 151 499k c. November 1918
    Villefrance, France
    Photo from The Splinter Fleet of the Otranto Barrage by Ray MillHolland
    Tommy Trampp
    SC-41, 244 & 225 175k Uncle Sam's first submarine chasers scrapped at Dorchester boat yard. Among them are SC-41, SC-244 and SC-225
    Courtesy of Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones collection
    Boston Public Library
    SC-216, 225 & 41 245k c. 1921
    Dorchester Bay scrapyard
    SC-216, SC-225, SC-241, SC-41 and an unidentified subchaser awaiting scrapping
    Courtesy of Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones collection
    SC-225 & 241 306k c. 1921
    Dorchester Bay scrapyard
    SC-225 and SC-241 awaiting scrapping
    Courtesy of Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones collection

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-225
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