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SC-165



Call sign:
George - Boy - Tare - Quack


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

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at Howard E. Wheeler, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned 23 March 1918
  • Destroyed by fire 25 August 1920.

    Specifications:

  • 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 220hp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-165 137k Courtesy of William H. Davis, 1977
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 85403
    Mike Green
    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; SC-211. Note "B" division markings on each ship's bow.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 91191
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Marsden B. Candler, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-165
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    by Todd Woofenden
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