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subchaser

[suhb-chey-ser] /ˈsʌbˌtʃeɪ sər/
noun
Origin of subchaser
1915-1920
1915-20; sub + chaser1
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  • Like the subchaser and the submarine, the seaplane operated most successfully in coastal waters.

    The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims
  • At least this proved to be the case with our subchaser forces.

    The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims
  • Meanwhile, our subchaser detachment at Corfu was performing excellent service.

    The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims
  • On the morning of September 2nd one of these subchaser units picked up a suspicious sound.

    The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims
  • Two subchaser units, six boats, were assigned as a screen to the Italian cruisers while the bombardment was under way.

    The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims

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