USS SC-48


USS SC-48

USS "SC-48", sometimes styled as either "Submarine Chaser No. 48" or "S.C.-48", was an ] [cite web | url = http://www.history.navy.mil/medals/victory/victoryq.htm | title = World War I Victory Medal service credits: Q–Z | date = 2005-05-31 | accessdate = 2008-02-29 ]

It is unclear if "SC-48" remained in commission on 17 July 1920. If she were, she would have received, as part of the new U.S. Navy letter-number scheme, the hull designation of PC-48. [Radigan, "Submarine chasers…"]

"SC-48" was sold on 24 June 1921 to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia. By 1925, the ship had been renamed "Stumble Inn 1" and was owned by Clarence Fix and based in Buffalo, New York. [cite web | url = http://www.hhpl.on.ca/GreatLakes/rename/details.asp?ID=2311 | title = Vessel Renamings: STUMBLE INN 1 | work = Maritime History of the Great Lakes | publisher = Halton Hills Public Library | date = | accessdate = 2008-02-29 ] Her fate beyond 1925 is unknown.

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* [http://www.subchaser.org/sc48 Photo of "SC-48"] in dry dock in Malta.


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