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Call sign (1919):
George - Have - Pup - Dog

Call sign (1924):
Nan - Oboe - Zed - King

SC-413 served only with the U.S. Army

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down in 1918 by the College Point Boat Corp., College Point, NY
  • Delivered 24 December 1918
  • Never commissioned as a Naval vessel
  • Transferred to the War Department 30 April 1920
  • Sold 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia, PA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 75 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 6' 3"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • 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-119 173k Ships at and off Newport News, Virginia, 31 May 1919. SC-413 and USS SC-119 are in the center and center-right foreground. A New York Shipbuilding Co. (Camden, New Jersey) type collier (one of these eight, some of which served in the Navy: Fairmont, Franklin, Glen White, Plymouth, Sewalls Point, Tidewater, William N. Page or Winding Gulf) is in the center and left-center background, with an ocean-going barge beyond her stern. In the right background is an old Great Lakes' type "whaleback" steamer, with a steam yacht (possibly in, or recently discharged from, U.S. Navy service).
    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2008
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 106016-B
    Robert Hurst
    SC-413 208k Troops of the 54th Pioneer Infantry Regiment in formation at Newport News, Virginia, after arriving from Europe on USS Artemis (ID-2187) on 26 June 1919. U.S. Army barge No.856 is in the left background, with a loaded coal barge astern. U.S. Navy submarine chasers SC-413 and SC-414 are alongside the pier at right
    Photographed by Holladay, Newport news, Virginia
    Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2008
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 105773-B

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Arthur M. Hayward, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-413
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