Hull Number: SC 227

Submarine Chaser SC 227 was built at New York Yacht, Launch & Engine Co., and was commissioned on 24 December, 1917 at New York. This chaser was assigned to Base 25 (Corfu), and service in ASW operations on the Otranto Barrage. This is one of the chasers that participated in the bombardment of Durazzo harbor on 2 October, 1918.

Photo 1: Submarine chaser SC 227. Thanks to Rex Linville for submitting the scan to the Subchaser Archives.

Photo 2: SC 99, SC 227 and other chasers. Caption: Submarine Chasers in race from Bermuda to New York - Sailing up the Hudson River. Photograph of submarine chasers. National Archives, RG 19N, Box 22, College Park, MD. Thanks to Dan Treadwell for submitting the scan to the Subchaser Archives.

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Submarine chaser SC 227
Submarine chaser SC 227