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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign (1919):
George - Boy - Watch - Jig

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

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built at General Shipbuilding and Aero Corp., Alexandria, VA
  • Commissioned 17 April 1918
  • Decommissioned 16 August 1919 at Charleston, SC
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 9"
  • 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
  • Propulsion: Three 220bhp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-200 146k Original photo: c. 1919
    Replacement photo: Photo from the 1943/1944 edition of Janes Fighting Ships
    Original photo: Jane's Fighting Ships
    Replacement photo: Robert Hurst
    SC-200 130k Coming alongside USS Powhatan (ID 3013) at Charleston, South Carolina, 1919
    Photograph from the collection of Robert H. Helm, donated by Mr. & Mrs. Robert Helm, 2008
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 106352
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-200
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