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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
U.S. Army Artillery Steamer V-2
George - Cast - Boy - Tare
SC-234 served both the U. S. Navy and Army
SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down at the New York Yacht, Launch and Engine Co., Morris Heights, NYCommissioned USS SC-234, 21 February 1918Transferred to the War Department 2 September 1919 and reclassified as Artillery Steamer, V-2Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 98 t.Length 110'1920 - 105'Beam 17'1920 - 14.5'Draft 6' 6" (fl)1920 - 9.2'Speed 17 kts.Complement 271920 - FiveArmament: One 3"/23 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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||Miramar (SP 591) underway in the Delaware Bay region. SC-188, SC-234, and an unidentified SC along with some requisitioned menhaden fishing boats are in
U.S. Navy photo NH 42545 by A. E. Gaynor
|Naval History and Heritage Command
|01||Boatswain Melvin de P. Long, USNRF||1918 - 1919|
|02||ENS Samuel Anderson, USNRF||1919|
There is no DANFS history available for SC-234
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