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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Oboe - George - Love

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser

  • Laid down by the Elco Co., Bayonne, NJ
  • Commissioned USS SC-102, 12 March 1918
  • Sunk off Norfolk, VA 11 February 1942 after a collision with Adamant (AMc 62)
  • Raised 24 February 1942 and repaired
  • Laid up at Claremont, VA after decommissioning
  • Advertised for sale by the Maritime Commission in the 21 October 1946 edition of the Miami News
  • Transferred 3 January 1947 to the War Shipping Administration for disposal
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 99 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 6' 3"
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Complement 26
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp Standard gasoline engines
    Replaced by Hall Scott engines, three shafts.

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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-102 97k Subchaser Archives
    SC-102 107k SC 102, SC 105 and SC 42 marked N-5, N-6 and N-2 respectively
    SC-102 129k National Archives photo Dan Treadwell

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Earle R. Evans, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-102
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    by Todd Woofenden
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back To the Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Ship Index Back to the 110' Submarine Chaser (SC) Photo Index

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