Hull Number: SC 38

From the service of submarine chaser SC 38:

A photo of chasers under construction. Caption: "Navy Yard New York 11-27-17. Submarine chasers under construction neaer D. D. No. 4. Bow view 3453."  See also the photo of SC 38 in the Irby Collection.

And, a postcard, just post-war, from a crewman on SC 38. His note reads:

"Dec. 14, London

Am having a fine time and seeing all the sights. I get Paris leave next month. Expect to be home in time to see the class of 1919 graduates. Give my regards to the old school mother.

Russell Premo, U.S.S.C. 38"

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