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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Cast - Fox - Love

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

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Commissioned USS SC-269, 1 April 1918
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Registered in 1926 to the Morris and Cumings Dredging Co. of New York, NY as the miscellaneous use vessel Orlo VI
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
    1926 - 79 t.
  • Length 110'
    1926 - 104.3'
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft 5' 8"
    1926 - 8.3'
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
    1926 - Seven
  • 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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    Agamemnon 201k 7 April 1919
    Boston, Massachusetts
    Arrival at Commonwealth Pier, Agamemnon (ID 3004) with the 26th ("Yankee") Division on board. SC-269 is in the lower left corner
    Library of Congress photo LCUSZ62-52796 by Commercial Photo Shop, Lowell, MA
    Mike Green

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Oswald E. Howe, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-269
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    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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