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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


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

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

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Hiltebrant Dry Dock Co., Kingston, NY
  • Commissioned USS SC-424, 21 December 1918
  • Sold 19 May 1923 to E. L. Hurst of Norfolk, VA and named Nelmore
  • Registered in 1927 to W. T. Overstreet of Lakeland, FL as the freighter Noca
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 85 t.
    1927 - 84 t.
  • Length 110'
    1927 -104.6'
  • Beam 14' 9"
    1927 - 15'
  • Draft 5' 8"
    1927 - 7.4'
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 26
    1927 - Five
  • Armament: One single 3"/23 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns and one depth charge projector "Y Gun"
  • Propulsion: Three Standard 220bhp gasoline engines, three shafts.
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    SC-104 395k Inboard profile, inboard arrangement, deck plan, 110 foot U.S. submarine chaser
    U.S. Navy photo NH 83619
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-424
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