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SC-262



Call sign:
George - Cast - Dog - Vice

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Commissioned 9 February 1918
  • Sold 20 December 1921 to Steve Bellos of Mobile, AL
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-262 66k Photo from the T. Woofenden Collection. The Sub Chaser Archives

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Frederick Allerton Read, Jr., USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)9 February 1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history currently available for SC-262
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    by Todd Woofenden
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