Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online:
Submarine Chaser Photo Archive

USCGC Deering
ex-USS SC-333

Call sign:
George - Cast - Have - Boy

SC-333 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by the Barret Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, AL
  • Commissioned USS SC-333, 26 January 1918
  • Transferred to the Coast Guard 4 February 1920 and commissioned USCGC Deering
  • Named for Fireman William Francis Deering, USCG, who was a crewman killed in action aboard the torpedoed USCGC Tampa, lost during World War I
  • Taken over from the Navy 3 June 1920 at New Orleans, LA
  • She was based out of Galveston, Texas, during her short Coast Guard career. She was ordered transferred from Galveston to the Brazos River during the hurricane season
  • Placed out of service and sold 2 October 1922 for $1,055
  • 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.
    Click on thumbnail
    for full size image
    Size Image Description Source
    No image of SC-333 is available at this time

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-333
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back to the Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Ship Index Back to the 110' Submarine Chaser (SC) Photo Index

    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

    This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History