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SC-44



Call sign:
Nan - Oboe - Cast - Mike

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 3 April 1918
  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-44 64k Photos from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage" by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment Joe Radigan
    SC-44 57k
    SC-44 55k
    SC-44 311k
    SC-37 106k Docked at New York City, 24 November 1919, after returning from the North Sea mine fields. Present are SCs- 45, 47, 95, 207, 37, 354, 259, 272, 182 and 44
    Courtesy of BMC Charles E. McGonagle, USN (RET) 1967
    U.S. Navy photo NH 48928
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    Photo added 11 April 2021

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Francis Goodwin, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)1918 - 1919
    02LTJG Enos Dahuff, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1919)1919 - 15 August 1919
    03ENS Benjamin F. Sammons, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1919)15 August 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-44
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