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SC-87


SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at Hiltebrant Dry Dock Co., Camden, NJ
  • Commissioned 21 February 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-252 409k c. 1918
    Ponta Delgada, Azores
    U.S. Navy submarine chasers in the harbor, seen from the south. Present are: SC-337, SC-125, SC-325, SC-349, SC-252, SC-323, SC-216, SC-220, SC-346, SC-345,
    SC-221
    , SC-87 and others
    Postcard photo. Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN, (Ret), 1983
    U.S. Navy photo NH 95227
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS George L. Bright, USNRF1918
    02ENS Halsey L. Ford, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-87
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