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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Have - Quack - Jig

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

Uncle John call sign (1948):
William - George - Sugar - Roger

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ
  • Commissioned USS SC-430, 15 January 1919
  • Sold 20 December 1921 to Thomas E. James of Philadelphia, PA
  • Registered in 1931 to Harry Mogok of Cape May, NJ as the fishing boat Anna M
  • Registered in 1933 to John Munson of North Wildwood, NJ as the fishing boat Anna M
  • Registered in 1948 to John Sinagra of Gloucester, MA as the fishing boat Uncle John
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 77 t.
    1931 - 76 t.
  • Length 110'
    1931 - 104.6'
  • Beam 13' 6"
    1931 - 14.7'
  • Draft 6' 3"
    1931 - 7.9'
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 17
    1931 - Seven
    1948 - Eight
  • 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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