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U.S. Army Artillery Steamer V-2
ex-USS SC-234



Call sign:
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, NY
  • Commissioned USS SC-234, 21 February 1918
  • Transferred to the War Department 2 September 1919 and reclassified as Artillery Steamer, V-2
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 98 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
    1920 - 105'
  • Beam 17'
    1920 - 14.5'
  • Draft 6' 6" (fl)
    1920 - 9.2'
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 27
    1920 - Five
  • Armament: 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 179k 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 the background
    U.S. Navy photo NH 42545 by A. E. Gaynor
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-234
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