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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
George - Have - Quack - Love

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

Call sign (1924):
Nan - Item - Quack - Dog

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built by the Matthews Boat Co., Port Clinton, OH
  • Commissioned PC-432, 1 April 1918
  • Served on the Great Lakes in early 1930's with U.S. Navy Reserve
  • Reclassified SC-432 in April 1943
  • Struck from the Navy list 8 April 1944 as no longer serviceable
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 27 July 1945
    Naval Vessel Register of 1 January 1949 lists transfer to the War Shipping Administration as August 1945
  • Sold 27 August 1945
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 77 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-64 47k c. 1930s
    SC-432, SC-64 and SC-412 at Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, IL
    SC-432 43k c. 1930s
    SC-64 and SC-432 on the Great Lakes
    Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Daniel Joseph Duggan, USN5 June 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-432

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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