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SC-283



Call sign:
George - Tare - Nan - Love

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at Mare Island Navy Yard, Mare Island, CA
  • Launched 3 October 1917
  • Commissioned 22 April 1918
  • Conducted trial runs, 24 April, 7, 11, 13, 15 - 16 May, and 3 June 1918
  • Entered Dry Dock No. 1, 29 May to 3 June and returned 5 - 10 June 1918
  • Departed Mare Island 11 June 1918
  • Sold 13 March 1922 to Colon Import and Export Co. Ltd., Colon, Republic of Panama
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • 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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