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SC-345



Call sign:
George - Cast - Have - Quack

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down in 1917 by the American Car and Foundry Co., Wilmington, DE
  • Commissioned 25 March 1918
  • Sold 26 May 1921 to Henry A. Hitner Sons Co. of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft 5' 8" (fl)
  • 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-345 76k At the builders dock, 31 December 1917. .
    SC-1 67k U.S. Submarine Chasers SC-1, SC-345, and SC-344 tied up at a buoy at Salcomb, England during the First World War.
    Original photo from the collection of Peter K. Connolly. Loaned by Mr. William H. Davis in 1977.
    U.S.Navy photo NH 64971 from the Naval Historical Center
    Dan Treadwell
    SC-345 47k c. 1918.
    On war patrol off Queenstown, Ireland. She mounts a Y-gun and a single depth-charge track aft
    U.S. Navy photo from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Original photo: Dictionary of Americann Naval Fighting Ships
    Replacement photo: Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Arthur W. Howe, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)25 March 1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-345
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