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SC-25



Call sign:
Nan - Oboe - Boy - Sail

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 16 October 1917
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications

  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Max Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • 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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    Eider 119k USS Eider (Minesweeper No. 17) with identification letter "N" in a North Sea port, probably Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, during the the North Sea mine barrage clearance operation in 1919. She has several submarine chasers alongside including, from left to right: SC-25, SC-45, SC-356, SC-47 and SC-40. Halftone reproduction, published in the cruise book "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage, 1919", page 142
    Donation of Chief Storekeeper Charles A. Free.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99789
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    Photo added 22 September 2020

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Sylvester Sparling, USNRF1918
    02ENS Cyril Bathurst Judge, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan and Wolfgang Hechler

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-25
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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