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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


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

SC-327 served the Navies of the United States and Italy

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by Kyle and Purdy, City Island, NY
  • Commissioned 10 December 1917
  • Sold 19 June 1919 to Italy
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 14' 8.75"
  • Draft (fl) 5' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 27
  • 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 screws.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-225 34k SC 225 (left) and SC 327 (right) in convoy, most likely near Corfu, Greece, 1918 The Sub Chaser Archives
    SC-327 131k Photo from "The Cinderellas of the Fleet" by LTJG William Washburn Nutting, Construction Corps, USNRF Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Walter P. Grossman, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)10 December 1917
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-327
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