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SC-388 was built for France.

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down as SC-388 in 1917 by the Matthews Co., Port Clinton, OH; Transferred to France as C-28. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 85 t; Length 110"; Beam 14' 9"; Max Draft (fl) 5' 8"; Speed 18kts; Armament one single 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, one dcp "Y Gun"; Complement 26; Endurance 1000nm @ 12 kts; Propulsion, three Standard 660bhp gasoline engines, three shafts.

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SC-135 152k Arethusa (AO 7) refuels subchasers, SC-135, the French C-14, ex-SC-370, and C-28, ex-SC-388, at sea in a moderate gale, 1918.
U. S. Navy photo NH 42568

There is no DANFS history available for SC-388
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Patrol Craft Sailors Association
Splinter Fleet: The Wooden Subchasers of World War II

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