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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Oboe - George - Xray

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser

  • Laid down at Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, SC
  • Commissioned USS SC-111, 30 March 1918
  • Decommissioned on 22 May 1920 at Washington Navy Yard, DC
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph A. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Registered in 1931 to the Brex Trawling Corp. of Cape May, NJ as the fishing boat Hilda Marie
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 99 t.
    1931 - 78 t.
  • Length 110'
    1931 - 104.3'
  • Beam 13' 6"
    1931 - 14.9'
  • Draft 6' 3"
    193 - 8.6'
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 26
    1931 - 16
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    SC-111 83k Joe Radigan
    SC-72, 111, 212, 270, 210, 165 & 211 243k "Boy" division of submarine chasers. In the harbor of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, January 1919. SCs present include: SC-111; SC-72; SC-212; SC-270; SC-210; SC-165;
    . Note "B" division markings on each ship's bow.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 91191
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS John G. Leland, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-111
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    by Todd Woofenden
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