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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Have - Pup - Boy

Call sign (1919):
Nan - Oboe - Zed - George

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Clayton Ship and Boat Building Co., Clayton, NY
  • Commissioned USS SC-411, 1 May 1919
  • Sold 30 January 1920 to C. A. Tilt of Chicago, IL and named Brunette
  • Registered in 1925 to and renamedSentinel
  • Sold in 1926 to George Woodruff of Chicago and renamed Romance
  • Sold in 1932 to the Century Excursion Co. of Chicago
  • Sold in 1934 to the Chinoise Excursion Co. of Chicago
  • Sold in 1936 to L. B. Millard of Chicago as the yacht Romance
  • No further record after 1954
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 75 t.
    1926 - 83 t.
  • Length 110'
    1926 - 105.9'
  • Beam 13' 6"
    1926 - 15.1'
  • Draft 6' 3"
  • Speed 18 kts.
    1920 - Reduced to 14 kts.
  • Complement 17
    1920 - Two
    1948 - Four
  • 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
    1920 - Removed center engine and shaft.

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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-411 78k Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
    SC-411 136k c. May 1919
    Benton Harbor, Michigan
    SC-411 escorting the captured U-boat UC-97 on her Great Lakes tour for the Victory Loan bond drive
    Dave Wright
    SC-411 141k
    SC-411 175k
    SC-411 164k
    SC-411 124k

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-411
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