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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Have - Nan - Tare

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built in 1918 by the Camden Anchor-Rockland Machine Co., Camden, ME
  • Delivered 11 February 1919
  • Commissioned 18 February 1919
  • Sold 6 June 1922 to Evariste Larrivee of Providence, RI
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 75 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 6' 3"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220shp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-408 265k c. 1921
    Plymouth Harbor, MA
    President Warren Harding being ferried to Plymouth from USS Mayflower [PY 1] on SC-408
    Courtesy of Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones collection
    Boston Public Library
    SC-408 367k c. 1921
    Annapolis, MD
    A group of midshipmen disembarking from America (IX-41). SC-408 is moored outboard. Freight Lighter No. 85 is in the background
    Photo by Harris and Ewing, photographers, 1921
    Library of Congress photo LC-H234- A-3423
    David Wright

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-408
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