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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Oboe - George - Boy

Service and Faithful's call sign:
Mike - Dog - George - Boy

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Electric Boat Co., Bayonne, NJ
  • Commissioned USS SC-95, 24 December 1917
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Registered in 1927 to Joseph Stiman of Perth Amboy, NJ as the yacht Service
  • Registered in 1931 to George Hannon of Atlantic City, NJ as the yacht Faithful
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 99 t.
    1927 - 79 t.
  • Length 110'
    1927 - 104.3'
  • Beam 13' 6"
    1927 - 14.9'
  • Draft 6' 3"
    1927 - 8.3'
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 26
    1927 - Six
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one "Y Gun" depth charge projector
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    SC-95 47k Moored at Muirtown, Scotland near the Caledonian Canal, where they passed through the locks en route to the White Sea: SC 354 (hull letters BT), SC 95 (hull letters AS) and
    SC 256 (hull letters AR)
    G.S. Dole Collection
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-95 41k
    SC-95 42k
    SC-95 112k Moored starboard side to Sanderling (Minesweeper No. 37)
    SC-94, 256, 225, 94, 227 & 151 499k c. November 1918
    Villefranche, France
    Photo from The Splinter Fleet of the Otranto Barrage by Ray MillHolland
    Tommy Trampp
    SC-95 316k c. 1919
    Photo from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment"
    Joe Radigan
    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

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-95
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    by Todd Woofenden
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