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USCGC Johanson (CGSC 435)

Call sign (1922):
George - Vice - King - Boy


Call sign:
George - Have - Quack - Pup

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

SC-435 served only in the Coast Guard

SC-1 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Built as SC-435 by Alexander McDonald, Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, NY
  • Never commissioned
  • Transferred to the Coast Guard 21 October 1919 and commissioned USCGC Johansson (CGSC 435)
  • Named for Machinist 1/c Hans Ivar Johanson, USCG a member of the torpedoed USCGC Tampa, lost during World War I
  • Loaned to the Prohibition Commissioner in March 1922
  • Sold 27 December 1922
  • Registered in 1931 to Merton P. Hutchins of Waltham, MA as the Cod fishing boat Waltham II
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 77 t.
    1931 - 80 t.
  • Length 110'
    1931 - 104.4'
  • Beam 13' 6"
    1931 - 15'
  • Draft 6' 3"
    1931 - 8.1'
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 17
    1931 - Seven
  • 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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