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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
U.S. Army Artillery Steamer V-10
George - Tare - Mike - Watch
SC-275 served both the U. S. Navy and the Army.
SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down at Mare Island Navy Yard, Mare Island, CALaunched 16 July 1917Commissioned USS SC-275, 30 March 1918Sponsored by Catherine Cheatham, daughter of Pay Inspector and Mrs. J. J. CheathamConducted trial runs on 1 and 4 April 1918Departed Mare Island 7 April 1918Returned to Mare Island 5 September 1919Decommissioned 11 October 1919 andt transferred to the War DepartmentPlaced aboard USAT South Bend 8 December 1919Departed Mare Island 9 December 1919Reclassified as Artillery Steamer, V-10Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 85 t.Length 110'1920 - 105'Beam 17'1920 - 14.5'Draft 6' 6" (fl)1920 - 9.2'Speed 17 kts.Complement 271920 - FiveArmament: 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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||7 June 1917
SC-273, SC-274, SC-275, SC-276, and SC-277 during construction at Mare Island, CA
National Archives photo
||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
||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
||Commencement Bay, Tacoma, WA
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