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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Tare - Pup - Dog

Call sign (1919):
Nan - Oboe - Sail - Zed

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA
  • Commissioned 13 March 1918
  • Laid up at Mare Island Navy Yard, CA
  • Acquired in October 1920 by the Seattle Fisheries Association, Seattle, WA and named George L. Harvey
  • Sold 6 February 1922 to M. Chechik of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Acquired later in 1922 by the Coal Harbor Wharf and Trading Co., Ltd. of Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Acquired in 1924 by the Courtenay Transportation Co., Ltd. of Vancouver
  • Acquired in 1931 by the Vancouver Barge Transportation Co., Ltd. of Vancouver and named Etta Mac
  • Renamed Grant Lindsay in 1953
  • Acquired in 1963 by Vancouver Tug Boat Co., Ltd., of Vancouver
  • Acquired in 1965 by Phillips G. Grant of Vancouver and renamed Debbie Kathleen K.
  • Burned and sank 1 July 1967 at Gambier Bay, British Columbia.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts. (1920 - 14 kts.)
  • Complement 27 (1920 - Reduced to nine)
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220hp Standard gasoline engines (Removed one engine in 1920), three shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-288 195k Line drawings by A. D. Baker, III from U.S. Small Combatants: An Illustrated Design History, by Norman Friedman Robert Hurst
    SC-288 122k
    Etta Mac
    SC-293 44k Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Robert H. Parsons, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-293
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