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SC-274 served the Navies of the United States and Cuba.

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down at Mare Island Navy Yard, Mare Island, CA; Launched 6 July 1917; Sponsored by Miss Betty Hilliard, daughter of Naval Constructor and Mrs. R. B. Hilliard; Commissioned, 30 March 1918; Conducted trial runs 30 March, 4 and 6 April 1918; Departed Mare Island 7 April 1918; Sold to Cuba, 5 November 1918. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 85 t; Length 110"; Beam 14' 8.75"; Max Draft (fl) 5' 8"; Speed 18kts; Armament one single 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, one dcp "Y Gun"; Complement 27; Endurance 1,000 nm @ 12 kts; Propulsion, three Standard 660 hp gasoline engines, three screws.
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SC-273 - 277 72k 7 June 1917
SC-273, SC-274, SC-275, SC-276, and SC-277 during construction at Mare Island, CA.
National Archives photo
Dan Treadwell
SC-273 - 277 102k Sub chasers hull number SC 273 - 277 on the building ways at Mare Island Navy Yard in 1917. The shipyard built 15 sub chasers during WWI. Darryl L. Baker
SC-273 - 280 40k Eight of the 15 sub chasers built at Mare Island during WWI are shown in this 1918 photo being outfitted. The vessels shown are from right to left are: SC-280, 279, 278, 277, 276, 275, 274 and 273. Darryl L. Baker

There is no DANFS history available for SC-274
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