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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Oboe - Fox - Boy

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at Hiltebrant Dry Dock Co., Kingston, NY
  • Commissioned 5 December 1917
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Henry A. Hitner Sons Co. of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate - Unknown.


  • 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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    SC-77 66k A group of chasers in Villefranche, France. Left to right (not including the leftmost vessel, the hull number of which is obscured): SC 77, SC 92, SC 93, SC 244, SC 81, SC 80, and SC 130
    The G. S. Dole Collection
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-77 48k Group of chasers in Lisbon, Portugal. Photo shows, left to right: SC 81, SC 216, SC 344 and SC 77
    The G. S. Dole Collection

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Vincent W. Jones, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-77
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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