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submarine chaser

noun
  1. a small patrol vessel, 100–200 feet (30–60 meters) long, designed for military operations against submarines.
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Also called subchaser.
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Historical Examples of submarine chaser

  • A curious boat that we undertook to furnish during the war was a cross between a destroyer and a submarine-chaser.

    Inventions of the Great War

    A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond

  • It sinks slowly, and there is a slight momentum left in the submarine-chaser.

  • While the British prefer a smaller type of submarine-chaser, they have no criticism of ours.

    Our Navy in the War

    Lawrence Perry