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SC-167



Call sign:
George - Boy - Tare - Sail


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

Natalon call sign (1927):
Mike - Dog - Vice - William

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at Howard E. Wheeler, Brooklyn, NY
  • Commissioned USS SC-167, 8 April 1918
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Registered in 1927 to James D. Hurdof of New York, NY as the yacht Natalon
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 85 t.
    1927 - 79 t.
  • Length 110'
    1927 - 104.3'
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
    1029 - 14.9'
  • Draft 5' 8"
    1927 - 8.3'
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
    1927 - Four
  • 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-104 395k Inboard profile, inboard arrangement, deck plan, 110 foot U.S. submarine chaser
    U.S. Navy photo NH 83619
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Robert S. Saunders, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-167
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    by Todd Woofenden
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