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SC-226



Call sign:
George - Tare - Love - Watch

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by the New York Yacht, Launch and Engine Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Commissioned 24 December 1917
  • On 6 September 1918 a depth charge exploded and two engines were wrecked while operating with Unit 2 off Land's End, from Plymouth, England
  • She was towed to base at Plymouth, no casualties
  • Sold 20 July 1921 to Henry A. Hitner, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-226 62k Imperial War Museum photo
    Courtesy U.S. Warships of World War I
    Mike Green

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-226
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