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Call sign:
George - Tare - Quack - Cast

Call sign (1924):
Nan - Oboe - Tare - Sail

SC-307 served both the U. S. Navy and Army

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA
  • Commissioned 11 May 1918
  • Transferred to the War Department 26 June 1920
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft (fl) 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 screws.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-288 195k Line drawings by A. D. Baker, III from U.S. Small Combatants: An Illustrated Design History, by Norman Friedman Robert Hurst
    SC-288 122k
    SC-307 107k 18 June 1920
    Mare Island, CA
    SC-307 being loaded aboard the USAT Heffron
    U.S. Navy photo from Mare Island collection
    Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-307
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    by Todd Woofenden
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