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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign (1919):
Nan - Oboe - Tare - Zed

SC-311 served the Navies of the United States and Cuba

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA
  • Commissioned 18 May 1918
  • Transferred to Cuba 5 November 1918
  • Scrapped in the 1950's.


  • 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
  • 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

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Stuart G. Fotheringham, USNRF18 May 1918 - 5 November 1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-311
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