Photo Set: SC 129 and crewman Frederick Leck

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Recently added are several photographs from the collection of SC 129 crewman Frederick Leck, who served as a machinist's mate.

This chaser is notable for having displayed a star on the mast signifying a submarine kill.

Under the command of Ens. Maclear Jacoby, the crew of SC 129 dropped depth charges on a suspected submarine on 2 October, 1918 during the bombardment of Durazzo harbor. While never given official credit for a submarine kill, the crewmen claimed having sunk one.

 

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