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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Boy - Tare - Mike

Call sign (1919):
Nan - Oboe - Love - Jig

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at F. M. Blount, Pensacola, FL
  • Commissioned 13 March 1918
  • Sold 26 February 1921 to P. J. McMahon and Sons of New Orleans, LA
  • 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-158 428k Luanne Nelson
    SC-158 & SC-336 104k c. 1918
    Submarine chasers SC-336 and SC-158 moored next to a floating hangar built to house the DN-1, the Navy’s first airship, at Naval Aeronautic Station Pensacola [FL]
    Naval Aviation Museum

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-158
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    by Todd Woofenden
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