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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Tare - Pup - Love

Call sign (1919):
Nan - Oboe - Tare - George

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down at Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA
  • Commissioned USS SC-298, 13 April 1918
  • Entered Mare Island Navy Yard, Mare Island, CA 22 April 1919
  • Decommissioned 2 July 1919 at Mare Island Navy Yard
  • Sold 25 September 1922 to M. Levin and Sons, San Francisco, CA
  • Towed from Mare Island 28 November 1922
  • Registered in 1926 to Sigurd Anderson of San Pedro, CA as the yacht Swallow
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 77 t.
    1926 - 91 t.
  • Length 110'
    1926 - 105.4'
  • Beam 13' 6"
    1926 - 14.5'
  • Draft 6' 3"
    1926 - 8.8'
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
    1926 - Three
  • 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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    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

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-298
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