Hull Number: SC 178

Submarine chaser SC 178 served at Plymouth, England, then at Queenstown, Ireland; and after the war was assigned to the North Sea Minesweeping Division.

The first photo in this set shows SC 178 alongside USS Patuxent during minesweeping operations. See this photo in larger context here. Thanks to Bobbie Miller, daughter-in-law of SC 208 crewman Henry Miller, for submitting the photo scan.

The next set of photos are from the collection of SC 178 CO Thomas Robins, Jr. Thanks to his grandson, Toby Goodyear for submitting the photo scans.

The last photo, showing a gasoline barge, a chaser and wherries at Bantry, is from the collection of Harry E. Betzig, CO of submarine chaser SC 181. Courtesy of his great-granddaughter Barbara Betzig White.

Photo Set - click to view large versions: 

SC 178
SC 178 ways
SC 178
SC 178 gun
SC 178 engine room
Chaser, wherries, and gasolene barge, Bantry. Betzig Collection.