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SC-45



Call sign:
Nan - Oboe - Cast - Nan

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 1 March 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 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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    SC-45 112k SC-220, SC-221 in foreground left to right (skipping the lefthand chasers that has no visible hull number), SC-46, SC-47, SC-45 and SC-323 in background left to right)
    Photo courtesy of Al Tilley
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-45 234k Photo from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage" by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment Joe Radigan
    SC-45 122k Operating with a minesweeper, during the sweeping of the North Sea mine barrage, 1919
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 2505
    Mike Green
    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 William B. Connett, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)1918
    02ENS Patrick J. Ryan, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1919)Early 1919 - 9 August 1919
    03ENS Harold Pierce Underwood, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1919)9 August 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-45
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