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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
YP-401 call sign:
Nan - Dog - Dog - Jig
Call sign (1919):
George - Tare - Pup - Fox
SC-294 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard
SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down at Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WACommissioned 25 March 1918Sold 13 March 1922 to Karl Henry Scheel of Seattle, WA for use as a yacht and named TeninoAcquired in 1927 by Arthur Reynold Maeser of Hackensack, MN and renamed PandoraAcquired in 1940 by Jack Conrad Anderson of Seldovia, AK for use as a freighter and renamed MontereyAcquired by the Navy, designated as a District Patrol Craft, YP-401 and transferred 22 January 1944 to the Coast Guard for patrol duty between Cape Ommany and Cape MuzonReturned to Navy custody 24 October 1945Acquired in 1946 by Jack Westfall of Juneau, AK for use as a freighter and again named MontereyAcquired in 1949 by Robert W. Vernon of Juneau for use as a yachtRegistered as a fishing boat in 1953Acquired again in 1958 by Jack Westfall of Sitka, AKAcquired in 1970 by Richard Patrick Berry of Kenmore, WAOut of documentation in 1984Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 85 t.Length 110'Beam 14' 8.75"Draft 5' 8"Speed 18 kts.Complement 27Armament: 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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||Line drawings by A. D. Baker, III from U.S. Small Combatants: An Illustrated Design History, by Norman Friedman
||USS Northern Pacific stranded off Fire Island, New York, after going aground on 1 January 1919. USS SC-294 and several boats are alongside
U.S. Navy photo NH 44756
|Naval Historical Center
|01||ENS Edward M. Davidson, USNRF||25 March 1918|
There is no DANFS history available for SC-294
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