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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign (1919):
George - Cast - Fox - Tare

Call sign (1924):
Nan - Oboe - Vice - Love

North Sea call sign (1948):
William - Dog - How - Tare

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by Kyle and Purdy, City Island, NY
  • Commissioned USS SC-326, 14 November 1917
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1935
  • Sold 8 November 1935 to J. R. Lawson of Messick, VA
  • Registered in 1948 to A. F. Amory of Hampton, VA as the fishing boat North Sea
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 77 t.
    1948 - 75 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 6' 3"
    1948 - 8.6'
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
    1948 - Six
  • Armament: One 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns, and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three 220shp Standard gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    SC-104 395k Inboard profile, inboard arrangement, deck plan, 110 foot U.S. submarine chaser
    U.S. Navy photo NH 83619
    Naval History and Heritage Command

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