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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


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

Call sign (1919):
Nan - Oboe - Nan - Fox

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the General Shipbuilding and Aero Corp., Alexandria, VA
  • Commissioned USS SC-204, 25 April 1918
  • Sold 27 July 1922 to G. E. Hall of St. Petersburg, FL as the freighter Jojo
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
    1927 - 81 t.
  • Length 110'
    1927 - 104.9
  • Beam 14' 9"
    1927 - 14.7'
  • Draft 5' 8"
    1927 - 8.6'
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
    1927 - Six
  • 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-204 270k 4 July 1919
    Lake Charles, LA
    James Warwick

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Roswell J. Black, USNRF1918
    02ENS William McK. Luther, USNRF1918
    03ENS Owens Jacobsen, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan and Wolfgang Hechler

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-204
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    by Todd Woofenden
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