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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
USCGC Newbury (CGSC 70)
Nan - Oboe - Dog - Sail
SC-70 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-70, 16 February 1918 and assigned to the USS Jouett (Destroyer No. 41) Group and the USS Salem (Cruiser No. 3) Group, with service in the Gulf of MexicoTransferred to the Coast Guard 15 January 1920 and named USCGC Newbury (CGSC 70)Named for Coxswain Carl S. Newbury of the USCGC Seneca who was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross "for services in attempting to save the British merchant steamer Wellington after she hadbeen torpedoed by a German submarine, and who lost his life when the Wellington foundered on 17 September 1918Sold 11 December 1925Fate 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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|01||LTJG Harry C. Flaherty, USNRF||16 February 1918 - 1919|
There is no DANFS history available for SC-70
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