|Name:||USS Submarine Chaser No. 6 (1917-1920)
USS SC-6 (1920-1921)
|Builder:||New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York|
|Commissioned:||19 August 1917|
|Fate:||Sold 24 June 1921|
|Class & type:||SC-1-class submarine chaser|
|Displacement:||77 tons normal
85 tons full load
|Length:||110 ft (34 m) overall
105 ft (32 m) between perpendiculars
|Beam:||14 ft 9 in (4.50 m)|
|Draft:||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) normal
6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) full load
Three 220 bhp (160 kW) Standard Motor Construction Company six-cylinder gasoline engines, three shafts, 2,400 US gallons (9,100 L) of gasoline; one Standard Motor Construction Company two-cylinder gasoline-powered auxiliary engine
|Speed:||18 knots (33 km/h)|
|Range:||1,000 nautical miles (1,900 km) at 10 knots (19 km/h)|
|Complement:||27 (2 officers, 25 enlisted men)|
|One Submarine Signal Company S.C. C Tube, M.B. Tube, or K Tube hydrophone|
SC-6 was a wooden-hulled 110-foot (34 m) submarine chaser built at the New York Navy Yard at Brooklyn, New York. She was commissioned on 19 August 1917 as USS Submarine Chaser No. 6, abbreviated at the time as USS S.C. 6.
|This section requires expansion with: SC-6's operational history from August 1917 to June 1921. (February 2011)|
When the U.S. Navy adopted its modern hull number system on 17 July 1920, Submarine Chaser No. 6 was classified as SC-6 and her name was shortened to USS SC-6.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- NavSource Online: Submarine Chaser Photo Archive: SC-6
- Woofenden, Todd A. Hunters of the Steel Sharks: The Submarine Chasers of World War I. Bowdoinham, Maine: Signal Light Books, 2006. ISBN 978-0-9789192-0-7.
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