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.

A photo of subchaser SC 3 in Charleston, South Carolina:

Subchaser SC 3 in 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.


"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." submarine chaser SC 3Photograph of submarine chaser SC 3. Photographic Section of the Naval Historical Center, Washington Navy Yard. Thanks to Dan Treadwell for submitting the scan.