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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Oboe - Quack - Nan

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 1917 by the Eastern Shipyard Co., Greenport, NY
  • Commissioned 17 January 1918
  • Sold to Italy 28 June 1919
  • Decommissioned 5 July 1919 at Venice, Italy
  • Sold in Greece
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 8"
  • Draft 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • Armament: One 3"/23 mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one Y-gun depth charge projector
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-248 127k Taking on fuel somewhere in New York City during World War I Bill Gonyo
    SC-248 54k c. 1918
    Post card showing SC-248 at Gibraltar
    Daniel Ferro

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Thomas M. Conroy, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)17 January 1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-248
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