Hull Number: SC 47

Two photographs of submarine chaser SC 47.

SC 47 was commissioned at New York on 27 March 1918, and was among the chasers that served at Plymouth, England and Queenstown, Ireland. After the war, SC 47 was assigned to the North Sea Minesweeping Force, and participated in the removal of the North Sea Mine Barrage.

Subchaser SC 47 under way.

submarine chaser SC 47
Photo of subchaser SC 47, from the collection of James A. McCullough, USNRF. Thanks to Pat McCullough for the scan.

SC 47 on the ways.

submarine chaser SC 47 on the ways
Photograph of SC 47 on the ways, courtesy of Bobbie Miller, daughter-in-law of SC 208 crewman Henry Miller.