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SC-6


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned USS SC-6, 19 August 1917
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Registered in 1927 to George Whitman of Irvington, NJ and named Beatrice
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications

  • Displacement 85 t.
    1927 - 79 t.
  • Length 110'
    1927 - 104.8'
  • Beam 14' 8¾"
    1927 - 14' 9"
  • Draft 5' 8"
    1927 - 8" 3"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
    1927 - Seven
  • Armament: One single 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three Standard 220hp gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-6 142k Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Harold L. Eldridge, USN1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-6
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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