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.