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SC-196



Call sign:
George - Boy - Watch - Cast


Call sign (1924):
Nan - Oboe - Mike - Sail

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the General Shipbuilding and Aero Corp., Alexandria, VA
  • Commissioned USS SC-196, 15 April 1918
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Registered in 1927 to Herbert N. Edwards of Amagansett, NY as the fishing boat Mary A. Edwards
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 85 t.
    1927 - 77 t.
  • Length 110'
    1927 - 104.3'
  • Beam 14' 9"
    1927 - 14.9'
  • Draft 5' 8"
    1927 - 8.3'
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
    1927 - 20
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns and one depth charge projector
  • Propulsion: Three 220bhp 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

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