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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


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

Call sign (1919):
Nan - Item - Quack - Boy

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Hiltebrant Dry Dock Co., Kingston, NY
  • Commissioned USS SC-425, 23 December 1918
  • Sold 11 May 1923 to W. T. Ashe of Gloucester Point, VA and named York
  • Registered in 1927 to the Consumers Ice Co. of Crisfield, MD as the freight boat Cico
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 75 t.
    1927 - 79 t.
  • Length 110'
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 6' 3"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 17
    1927 - Six
  • 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-425 102k Hampton Roads, VA ATC Alex Hester, USN

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Reginald H. Sprague, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-425
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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