Hull Number: SC 3

Submarine chaser SC 3 was built at the Naval Station in New Orleans, and  served in the Special Hunting Squadron, USS Salem Group, in the Gulf of Mexico.


First photo: SC 3 in Charleston, South Carolina. Photo from the collection of subchaser crewman Benjamin Lihue (Hugh) Gray. Thanks to his grandson, Gary McGraw, for submitting the photo scans to The Subchaser Archives.

Second photo: "USS SC-3 alongside the decommissioned cruiser Cincinnati (C-7) at New Orleans between April 1919 and April 1920. The cruiser still has its World War I camouflage, but its funnels have been removed." Photograph of submarine chaser SC 3. Photographic Section of the Naval Historical Center, Washington Navy Yard. Thanks to Dan Treadwell for submitting the scan.

Third photo: Submarine chaser SC 3 with sea planes. T. Woofenden Collection.

Photo Set - click to view large versions: 

Submarine Chaser SC 3. ollection of subchaser crewman Benjamin Lihue (Hugh) Gray.
Submarine chaser SC 3. Naval Historical Center.
Submarine chaser SC 3. T. Woofenden Collection