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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
George - Cast - Dog - Love
Call sign (1924):
Nan - Oboe - Quack - George
SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down in 1918 by the New York Yacht, Launch and Engine Co., Morris Heights, NYCommissioned USS SC-242, 8 April 1918Sold 11 May 1921 to the C. P. Comerford Co., Lowell, MARegistered in 1927 to Frank Scalli of Charlestown, MA as the fishing boat Mao IVRegistered in 1931 to Frederick W. Esterhill of Boston, MA as the Cod fishing boat Mao IVFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 85 t.1927 - 78 t.Length 110'1927 - 104.3'Beam 14' 9"1927 - 15'Draft 5' 8"1927 - 8.1'Speed 18 kts.Complement 271927 - Eight1931 - SixArmament: One 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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||SC-183, SC-51 and SC-242
|01||ENS William Haack, USNRF||1918 - 1919|
There is no DANFS history available for SC-242
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