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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
USCGC Hansen (CGSC 68)
Nan - Oboe - Dog - Quack
SC-68 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard
SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down at the Mathis Yacht Building C0., Camden, NJCommissioned USS SC-68, 15 March 1918Transferred to the Coast Guard 15 January 1920 and named USCGC Hansen (CGSC 68)Named for Quartermaster Hans Hansen, USCG of Hvitmolle, Sweden a member of the torpedoed USCGC Tampa, lost during World War ILoaned to the Prohibition Commissioner 10 March 1922Sold 28 April 1927Fate unknown.
SpecificationsDisplacement 85 t.Length 110'Beam 14' 8.75"Max Draft (fl) 5' 8"Speed 18 kts.Complement 271920 - 16Armament: 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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||SC-68 moored between SC-73 and an unidentified tug
National Archives photo
|01||LTJG Clarence E. Williams, USN||1918|
|02||ENS Maynard L. Patton, USNRF||1919|
There is no DANFS history available for SC-68
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