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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Cast - Fox - Have

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

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Commissioned USS SC-266, 1 April 1918
  • Sold 25 January 1921 to Frank E. Davis of San Diego, CA and named Carona
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27 (1921 - Reduced to five)
  • Armament: One 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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    Dakotan 162k USS Dakotan (ID 3882) arriving in a U.S. East Coast port, probably New York, with her decks crowded troops en route home from France, 1919. Two harbor tugs and two submarine chasers are also present. One of the latter is in the center foreground. The other, which appears to be USS SC-266, is beyond Dakotan's bow, in the left background
    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2008
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 105501
    Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Ernest Gregory, USN1918
    02ENS Leonard B. Crudon, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-266
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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