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SC-254



Call sign:
George - Tare - Mike - Have

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Commissioned 15 November 1917
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 14' 9"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 26
  • 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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    SC-222 109k Group of chasers, possibly at Brest, France. Left to right: SC 271, SC 164, SC 272, SC 343, SC 181, SC 222, SC 254, SC 356, SC 323, SC 206, SC 346. En route home or to post-war assignements. During the war all of these chasers served at Queenstown, Ireland (and most also served at Plymouth, England). After the war, half a dozen from this group went on to serve in the clearing of the North Sea mine barrage. The Sub Chaser Archives

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Buckeley Livermore Wells, USN15 November 1917
    02LTJG Joseph Henry Poett Howard, Jr., USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1919)28 December 1918
    03LTJG Tappan Eustis Francis, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1919)June 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-254
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