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SC-125



Call sign:
Nan - Oboe - Jig - Rush

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 27 December 1917
  • 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-125 293k Original photo: 1 February 1918
    Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
    U.S. Navy photo
    Replacement photo: Moored outboard of SC-135 which is fitting out at the Norfolk Navy Yard. The cruiser Montgomery (C 9) is in the background with her starboard side showing a circular Dazzle camouflage pattern that was completely different than her port side
    National Archives photo
    Original photo: Joe Radigan
    Replacement photo: Tracy White
    SC-124, SC-127 & SC-125 86k 1 February 1919
    Three Yankee Submarine Chasers docked in harbor of Fiume, Hungary attract attention of spectators on waterfront
    SC-125 moored outboard of SC-124 and SC-127
    National Archives photo
    Dan Treadwell
    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
    Photo added 9 November 2020

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Irwin C. Hall, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-125
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Subchaser Archives
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