|Name:||USS Submarine Chaser No. 49 (1918-1920)
USS SC-49 (1920-1920)
|Builder:||New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York|
|Commissioned:||27 March 1918|
|Renamed:||USS SC-49 17 July 1920|
|Fate:||Sold 24 June 1921|
|Class & type:||SC-1-class submarine chaser|
|Displacement:||77 tons normal
85 tons full load
|Length:||110 ft (34 m) overall
105 ft (32 m) between perpendiculars
|Beam:||14 ft 9 in (4.50 m)|
|Draft:||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) normal
6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) full load
|Propulsion:||Three 220 bhp (160 kW) Standard Motor Construction Company six-cylinder gasoline engines, three shafts, 2,400 US gallons (9,100 L) of gasoline; one Standard Motor Construction Company two-cylinder gasoline-powered auxiliary engine|
|Speed:||18 knots (33 km/h)|
|Range:||1,000 nautical miles (1,900 km) at 10 knots (19 km/h)|
|Complement:||27 (2 officers, 25 enlisted men)|
|One Submarine Signal Company S.C. C Tube, M.B. Tube, or K Tube hydrophone|
SC-49 was a wooden-hulled 110-foot (34 m) submarine chaser built at the New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, and was commissioned on 27 March 1918 as USS Submarine Chaser No. 49 , abberviated at the time as USS S.C. 49.
|This section requires expansion with: S.C. 49's operational history from March 1918 to April 1919. (February 2011)|
On 26 April 1919, 26 sailors who had traveled as passengers from Cardiff, Wales, and arrived the previous evening at New York City aboard the cargo ship USS Bellingham (ID-3552) transferred from Bellingham to S.C. 49 while Bellingham was at anchor off Tompkinsville, Staten Island.
|This section requires expansion with: S.C. 49's operational history from April 1919 to June 1921. (February 2011)|
When the U.S. Navy adopted its modern hull number system on 17 July 1920, Submarine Chaser No. 49 was classified as SC-49 and her name was shortened to USS SC-49.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- NavSource Online: Submarine Chaser Photo Archive: SC-49
- The Subchaser Archives: The History of U.S. Submarine Chasers in the Great War Hull number: SC-49
- Woofenden, Todd A. Hunters of the Steel Sharks: The Submarine Chasers of World War I. Bowdoinham, Maine: Signal Light Books, 2006. ISBN 978-0-9789192-0-7.
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