Hull Number: SC 398

SC 398 was among the chasers sold to France.

This chaser was designated C 79 in the French navy, as shown in this photo. The chaser is shown with the bearing indicator and the K-tube frame and reel on deck, but no deck guns.

Submarine chaser C 79

Subchaser SC 398, re-designated as French chaser C 79. T. Woofenden Collection.


SC 398, SC 403 and SC 404, three the 100 U.S-built submarine chasers sold to France.

Submarine Chaser SC 403 and others

Photograph of three chasers that were sold to France. T. Woofenden Collection.