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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign (1919):
George - Boy - Tare - Have

Call sign (1924):
Nan - Oboe - Love - Cast

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Commissioned 15 February 1918
  • Sold 16 November 1926 to L. L. Lively of Charleston, SC
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220shp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-154 369k Mark Kulikowski Collection
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo UA 566.03.01
    Mike Green
    SC-154 161k Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. NH 43602
    Nokomis 72k Early 1920s, USS SC-154 astern of Nokomis (SP 609). Location is probably in Cuba or another place in the Caribbean area
    National Archives photo 80-G-1009391
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    SC-154 256k c. 1922
    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    Rich Burton

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Walter A. Starck, USNRF1918
    02ENS Hans Miller, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-154
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