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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Call sign (1919):
Nan - Oboe - Xray - Zed
SC-177 call sign:
George - Tare - Love - Dog
SC-177 call sign:
Nan - Oboe - Love - Rush
SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down as SC-177 by Matthews Boat Co., Port Clinton, OHReclassified SC-405 after the original SC-405 which was being transferred to France was damaged during trial runsThis hull was exchanged with SC-405 and delivered to France and reclassified C-84SC-405 was then reclassified SC-177Commissioned USS SC-405, 31 October 1917Sold 21 November 1921 to E. G. Carey of Baltimore, MDFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 85 t.Length 110'Beam 14' 8.75"Draft 5' 8"Speed 18 kts.Complement 27Armament: 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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||USS George Washington (ID 3018), at right anchored at Brest, France, with President Woodrow Wilson on board, 13 December 1918. USS Pennsylvania (Battleship No. 38), which had escorted George Washington across the Atlantic, is in the center distance. Passing by in the foreground is SC-405
U.S. Army Signal Corps photo from the Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo NH 53897
|01||ENS George D. Atwood, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)||1918|
There is no DANFS history available for SC-177
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