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SC-116



Call sign:
Nan - Oboe - Jig - Fox

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser

  • Laid down at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
  • Commissioned 14 November 1917
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 99 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 6' 3"
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 26
  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-116 129k Photo from the collection of Boatswain James S. Gibson, USNRF Marcella Gibson Price
    SC-116 148k
    SC-116 162k
    SC-116 114k Crow’s Nest with some shenanigans happening
    Photo from the collection of Boatswain James S. Gibson, USNRF
    SC-116 295k James S. Gibson with the ship’s mascot on his right shoulder – a Rabbit
    Photo from the collection of Boatswain James S. Gibson, USNRF
    SC-116 146k Crew photo
    James S. Gibson seated on the left
    Photo from the collection of Boatswain James S. Gibson, USNRF
    SC-116 154k

    Commanding Officers
    01Boatswain James S. Gibson, USNRF1918
    02LTJG Joseph J. Cox, USNRF1918
    03ENS(T) Leon B. Tyson, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-116
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    by Todd Woofenden
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