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SC-255



Call sign:
George - Tare - Mike - Jig


Call sign (1919):
Nan - Oboe - Quack - Vice

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Commissioned 19 November 1917
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 9"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 26
  • Armament: One single 3"/23 gun 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-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

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Howard Stockton, Jr., USNRF19 November 1917 - 12 April 1918
    02ENS Robert D. Meyer, USNRF12 April 1918
    03ENS H. Johnson, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-255
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