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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Cast - Fox - Watch

Call sign (1919):
Nan - Oboe - Vice - Sail

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by the Smith and Williams Co., Salisbury, MD
  • Commissioned 13 March 1918
  • Sold 29 January 1924 to Shank-McMullen Aircraft Co. of Hunington, WV
  • 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 shafts.
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    SC-223 122k At the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, on 2 April 1918. The subchasers present include, from left to right: SC-223, SC-221, SC-136, SC-331, SC-332, SC-222, SC-89 or SC-189, SC-134,
    SC-133, SC-138
    (probably), SC-135, SC-91 or SC-191, and one boat whose number is not visible.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 75528
    Naval Historical Center

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Charles Weldon Smith, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)13 March 1918
    02ENS William F. Ward, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-332
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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