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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


SC-390 was built for France.

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down as SC-390 in 1917 by the Matthews Co., Port Clinton, OH
  • Completed in November 1918 and transferred to France as C-92
  • Scrapped in 1936 at Cherbourg, France.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110"
  • Beam 14' 9"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 26
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three Standard 220bhp gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    SC-390 149k Alongside USS George Washington (ID 3018) with a military band playing on her foredeck, probably at Brest, France, during one of President Woodrow Wilson's arrivals or departures, circa December 1918 - June 1919.
    Courtesy of Jack Howland, 1986.
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 100634
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-390
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