SC 43 was commissioned 23 May 1918.

Subchasers under construction in New York, and served in the Third Naval District.

submarine chaser SC 43
Photograph of SC 43 and SC 44 under construction. National Archives 19LC Box 13. Thanks to Dan Treadwell for submitting the digital image.

This is a post-war photo, showing SC 43 at Annapolis.

subchaser SC 43
Photo of submarine chaser SC 43 at Annapolis, 1920. T. Woofenden Collection.