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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Have - Nan - Vice

Call sign:
Nan - Oboe - Zed - Dog

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down in 1918 by the Chance Marine Construction Co., Annapolis, MD
  • Delivered 3 February 1919
  • SC-409 was never commissioned
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Registered in 1926 to Richard Crane of Norfolk, VA as the yacht Westover, ex-S. B. No. 409
  • Sold to Harry Mogok of Cape May, NJ and named Vaud J. II
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 75 t.
  • Length 110'
    1926 - 104.3'
  • Beam 13' 6"
    1926 - 14.9'
  • Draft 6' 3"
    1926 - 8.6'
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 17
    1926 - Five
  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-409 73k c. 1940
    Seen here as the Vaud J. II
    Mel's Place

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-409
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    The Sub Chaser Archives
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