Photo #1: Submarine chaser SC 324 served in the Otranto Barrage as a wing boat in Unit H (SC 147, SC 324, SC 337), under the command of Lieut. (jg) Clifford Eshom, loaded with passengers. From the collection of George Perley Morse, CO of submarine chaser SC 227. Thanks to E. M. Atwood for submitting the collection to The Subchaser Archives.
Photo #2: "Leaving Venice on Sub-chaser 324. French Battle-cruiser and Lions of St. Marks in back-ground. March 2, 1919." Courtesy of Karyn Sinunu-Towery, who found this in her grandmother's belongings. She notes that Walter Allan McLerie was in the radio division, stationed in England and Trieste.