Hull Number: SC 219

Subchaser SC 219 served in the USS Jouett group. In Ponta Delgada, while en route to Europe, an explosion in the engine room resulted in a catastrophic fire that destroyed the vessel.

First photo: Photograph of submarine chaser SC 219, from Photograph albums of World War I subchasers (#11502-b), Special Collections, University of Virginia Library. Thanks to Phil Lord for informing The Subchaser Archives about this collection.

Second Photo: SC 219 during the fire. Thanks to Matthew Wilson for submitting the photo to The Subchaser Archives.

Photo Set - click to view large versions: 
SC 219, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library.
SC 219 on fire. Thanks to Matthew Wilson for the scan.