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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Tare - Nan - King

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at Mare Island Navy Yard, Mare Island, CA
  • Launched 14 September 1917
  • Commissioned 22 April 1918
  • Conducted trial runs 8, 11 and 14 May 1918
  • Entered Dry Dock No. 1, 29 May - 3 June 1918
  • Entered Dry Dock No. 2, 5 - 10 June 1918
  • Departed Mare Island 11 June 1918
  • Foundered and sank 11 June 1920 off the Pacific coast of Mexico at 15 45' N., 35 34' W., no casualties.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft 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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    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Dean R. Wedgewood, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-282
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