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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Cast - Boy - Dog

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

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ
  • Commissioned 28 November 1918
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 98 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6" (fl)
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: One 3"/23 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-211 77k Photo postcard of SC-211 in Ponta Delgada, Azores
    G.S. Dole Collection
    The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-72 & 211 273k SC-211 trailed by SC-72
    Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN (Medical Service Corps), 1973.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 78198
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    SC-72, 111, 212, 270, 210, 165 & 211 243k "Boy" division of submarine chasers. In the harbor of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, January 1919. SCs present include: SC-111; SC-72; SC-212; SC-270;
    SC-210; SC-165
    ; SC-211. Note "B" division markings on each ship's bow.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 91191

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-211
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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