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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Tare - Rush - Fox

Call sign (1924):
Nan - Oboe - Xray - Quack

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the College Point Boat Co. College Point, NY
  • Commissioned 8 January 1918
  • Sold 19 October 1920 to John G. Curr and Roy Gordon of New York, NY
  • 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-34 478k c. 1918
    Devonport, England
    Submarine chasers SC-226, SC-351, SC-224 in dry dock with an unidentified SC, SC-97 and SC-34 astern of them
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 1864
    Mike Green

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG William W. Ball, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)8 January 1918
    02ENS Sanford Lawton, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)1918
    03ENS John W. Watson, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan and Wolfgang Hechler

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-351
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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