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SC-329



Call sign:
George - Tare - Quack - Rush

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Great Lakes Boat Building Corp., Milwaukee, WI
  • Commissioned 20 October 1917
  • Sold 25 September 1922 to the Charles A. Schieren Co. of New York, NY
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • 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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    SC-178 & 329 116k USS Arethusa [AO 7] fueling submarine chasers during an Atlantic crossing in mid-1918. The photo is from a scrapbook created by George Graham Smith of USS SC-254 that was broken up and sold on Ebay. Submarine chasers pictured are SC-178 and SC-329. The group left New London on 28 June 1918 and after stopping at Bermuda on 2-7 July and at Ponta Delgada [Azores] on 20-27 July arrived at Brest [France] on 5 August, Plymouth [England] on 11 August, and their initial duty station at Queenstown [Ireland] on 21 August. Arethusa probably escorted the group from New London to the Azores
    Photo from Shipscribe website
    Mike Green

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Frank T. Hogg, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)20 October 1917
    02ENS James E. Hollyday, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1919)1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-329
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