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SC-401 - SC-500

SC-401

Built at New York Yacht, Launch & Engine Co., Morris Heights, N.Y. Transferred to France upon completion. No USN service.

SC-402

Built at New York Yacht, Launch & Engine Co., Morris Heights, N.Y. Transferred to France upon completion. No USN service.

SC-403

Built at Rocky River Dry Dock Co., Rocky River, Ohio. Transferred to France upon completion. No USN service.

SC-404

Built at Rocky River Dry Dock Co., Rocky River, Ohio. Transferred to France upon completion. No USN service.

SC-405

Built at Rocky River Dry Dock Co., Rocky River, Ohio. Transferred to France upon completion. No USN service.

SC-406

Built at Rocky River Dry Dock Co., Rocky River, Ohio. Transferred to France upon completion. No USN service.

SC-407

Built at Camden Anchor-Rockland Machine Co., Camden, Me. Commissioned 1/16/19. Sold 4/21/20 to Tamarack Co., Pawtucket, R.I.

SC-408

Built at Camden Anchor-Rockland Machine Co., Camden, Me. Delivered 2/11/19; not commissioned. Sold 6/6/22 to Evariste Larrivee, Providence, R.I.

SC-409

Built at Chance Marine Construction Co., Annapolis, Md. Delivered 2/3/19; not commissioned. Sold 6/24/21 to Joseph G. Hitner, Philadelphia.

SC-410

Built at Chance Marine Construction Co., Annapolis, Md. Construction cancelled when 40 % completed.

SC-411

Built at Clayton Ship & Boat Building Co., Clayton, N.Y. Commissioned 5/1/19. Sold 1/30/20 to C. A. Tilt, Chicago, Ill.

SC-412

Built at Clayton Ship & Boat Building Co., Clayton, N.Y. Commissioned 5/1/19. Transferred to Maritime Commission 8/7/46.

SC-413

Built at College Point Boat Corp., College Point, N.Y. Transferred to the War Department 4/30/20. Sold 6/24/21 to Joseph G. Hitner, Philadelphia.

SC-414

Built at College Point Boat Corp., College Point, N.Y. Transferred to the War Department 9/2/19.

SC-415

Built at College Point Boat Corp., College Point, N.Y. Commissioned 1/8/19. Transferred to the Coast Guard 12/16/19.

SC-416

Built at College Point Boat Corp., College Point, N.Y. Commissioned 1/13/19. Sold 6/24/21 to Joseph G.Hitner, Philadelphia.

SC-417

Built at College Point Boat Corp., College Point, N.Y. Delivered 1/31/19; not commissioned. Transferred to the Coast Guard 10/21/19.

SC-418

Built at College Point Boat Corp., College Point, N.Y. Completed, but not used. Sold 3/4/20 to Carl K. McFadden, New York, N.Y.

SC-419

Built at Great Lakes Boat Building Corp., Milwaukee, Wisc. Delivered 11/22/18; not commissioned. Sold 4/27/27 to Alfred J. Lowengrund, Kodiak, Alaska.

SC-420

Built at Great Lakes Boat Building Corp., Milwaukee, Wisc. Never commissioned. Sold 2/3/20 to Edward P. Farley & Co., Chicago, Ill.

SC-421

Built at Hiltebrandt Dry Dock Co., Kingston, N.Y. Not commissioned. Sold 6/24/21 to Joseph G. Hitner, Philadelphia.

SC-422

Built at Hiltebrandt Dry Dock Co., Kingston, N.Y. Not commissioned. Sold 5/11/21 to J. Edward Hibline, Baltimore, Md.

SC-423

Built at Hiltebrandt Dry Dock Co., Kingston, N.Y. Not commissioned. Sold 5/11/21 to W. T. Ashe, Gloucester Pt., Va.

SC-424

Built at Hiltebrandt Dry Dock Co., Kingston, N.Y. Commissioned 12/21/18. Sold 5/19/23 to E. L. Hurst, Norfolk, Va.

SC-425

Built at Hiltebrandt Dry Dock Co., Kingston, N.Y. Commissioned 12/23/18. Sold 5/11/21 to W. T. Ashe, Gloucester Pt., Va.

SC-426

Built at Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, N.J. Commissioned 1/8/19. Sold 6/6/22 to E. E. Merrill, Staten Island, N.Y.

SC-427

Built at Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, N.J. Commissioned 1/8/19. Sold 8/17/21 to Stuart G. Shepard, New York, N.Y.

SC-428

Built at Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, N.J. Commissioned 1/8/19. Loaned to city of Baltimore on 5/16/21.

SC-429

Built at Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, N.J. Commissioned 12/28/18. Sold 5/26/21 to H. A. Hitner, Philadelphia.

SC-430

Built at Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, N.J. Commissioned 1/15/19. Sold 12/20/21 to Thomas E. James, Philadelphia.

SC-431

Built at Matthews Boat Co., Port Clinton, Ohio. Transferred to the Coast Guard 10/29/19 after completion. Returned to U.S. Navy and commissioned 9/1/21. Transferred to Maritime Commission for disposal 12/9/46.

SC-432

Built at Matthews Boat Co., Port Clinton, Ohio. Commissioned 4/1/18. Transferred to the Maritime Commission 7/27/45.

SC-433

Built at Matthews Boat Co., Port Clinton, Ohio. Commissioned 11/25/18. Destroyed 1/29/38 in Lake Ontario.

SC-434

Built at Alexander McDonald, Mariners Harbor, N.Y. Commissioned 1/11/19. Sold 4/22/20 to C. H. Mackay, New York, N.Y.

SC-435

Built at Alexander McDonald, Mariners Harbor, N.Y. Delivered 1/27/19; not commissioned. Transferred to the Coast Guard 10/21/19.

SC-436

Built at Alexander McDonald, Mariners Harbor, N.Y. Delivered 2/4/19; not commissioned. Sold 6/1/21 to T. A. Parcels, New York, N.Y.

SC-437

Built at Rocky River Dry Dock Co., Rocky River, Ohio. Commissioned 3/1/19. Transferred to the Maritime Commissioned 3/21/47.

SC-438

Built at Rocky River Dry Dock Co., Rocky River, Ohio. Never commissioned. Transferred to the Coast Guard 10/29/19.

SC-439

Built at Howard E. Wheeler, Brooklyn, N.Y. Commissioned 1/3/19. Sold 2/25/22 to the Overseas Trading Co., New York, N.Y.

SC-440

Built at Howard E. Wheeler, Brooklyn, N.Y. Commissioned 1/20/19. Scrapped 8/42.

SC-441

Built at Howard E. Wheeler, Brooklyn, N.Y. Commissioned 2/28/19. Sold 6/26/22 to Charles C. West, Manitowoc, Wise.

SC-442

Built at Howard E. Wheeler, Brooklyn, N.Y. Construction cancelled 1918.

SC-443

Built at U.S. Naval Station, New Orleans, La. Commissioned 8/26/19. Sold 1/29/24 to L. Rosenfeld, Washington, D.C.

SC-444

Built at U.S. Naval Station, New Orleans, La. Commissioned 8/26/19. Sold 3/24/23 to W. L. Moody & Co., Galveston, Tex.

SC-445

Built at U.S. Naval Station, New Orleans, La. Construction cancelled 11/20/18.

SC-446

Built at U.S. Naval Station, New Orleans, La. Construction cancelled 11/20/18.

SC-447

Built at U.S. Naval Station, New Orleans, La. Construction cancelled 11/20/18.

SC-448

Built at U.S. Naval Station, New Orleans, La. Construction cancelled 11/20/18.

SC-449

Built at Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, Conn. Keel laid 7/10/39. Launched 5/14/40. Commissioned 9/25/40. Transferred to the Maritime Commission 7/29/49.

SC-450

Built at American Car & Foundry Co., Wilmington, Del. Keel laid 8/9/39. Launched 3/14/40. Commissioned 5/6/40. Transferred to the Maritime Commission 5/9/47.

SC-453

Built at Fisher Boat Works, Detroit, Mich. Keel laid 9/24/40. Launched 5/3/41. Commissioned 8/12/41. Transferred to the Coast Guard 11/20/45.

SC-497 Class Characteristics

Length overall: 100'0"

Extreme beam: 17'0"

Maximum draft: 6'6"

Full-load displacement: 148 t.

Designed speed: 21.0 k. or 15.6 k.1

Accommodations: 3 off., 25 enl.

Armament2: 1-3"/23 dp.; 2-.50 cal. mg.; 2-DCP (Mousetrap); 2-DCT

Engines: 2 Diesel, 1540 or 800 hp.; 2 screws-

Fuel: diesel.

Class Grouping

(Numbers in parentheses are ships which were not completed)

SC-497 Class: 497-508, 511-522, 524-541, 628-775, 977-1076, 1266-1375, 1474-1493, (1494-1495), 1496-1499, (1500-1501), 1502-1508, (1509), 1510-1512, (1513-1516), 1517, (1518-1545)

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1 Due to production problems, some of the SC-497 class were built with 1540-hp. power plants and a speed of 21 knots; others received an 800-hp. installation which gave them a 15.6-knot speed.

2 These are typical armaments mounted in SCs of these classes when commissioned. Many variations existed; during the emergencies of both World Wars, ships were armed with whatever suitable ordnance was available.

Built at Westergard Boat Works Inc., Rockport, Tex. Keel laid 3/7/41. Launched 7/4/41. Commissioned 4/15/42. Transferred to France 3/18/44.

SC-498

Built at Westergard Boat Works Inc., Rockport,Tex. Keel laid 3/12/41. Launched 7/21/41. Commissioned 4/29/42. Transferred to France 10/18/44.

SC-499

Built at Fisher Boat Works, Detroit, Mich. Keel laid 2/24/41. Launched 10/24/41. Commissioned 3/18/42. Transferred to the Coast Guard 8/20/45.

SC-500

Built at Fisher Boat Works, Detroit, Mich. Keel laid 2/27/42. Launched 10/11/41. Commissioned 3/31/42. Transferred to Russia 6/9/45.

Published: Tue Nov 10 13:40:38 EST 2015