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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Tare - Pup - Quack

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

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA
  • Commissioned USS SC-301, 29 April 1918
  • Sold 10 April 1922 to K. H. Scheel of Seattle, WA
  • Registered in 1927 to Frank E. Kleinschmidt of New York, NY as the fishing boat Silver Screen
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
    1927 - 91 t.
  • Length 110'
    1927 - 104.4'
  • Beam 13' 6"
    1927 - 14.7'
  • Draft 6' 3"
    1927 - 8.4'
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
    1927 - Eight
  • 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

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Roscoe Howard, USNRF1918
    02ENS Richard M. Lyman, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-301
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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