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Call sign (1924):
Nan - Item - Boy - Xray

ex-Eagle No. 49

Call sign (1919):
George - Cast - Nan - Sail

Eagle Class Patrol Craft:

  • Laid down 4 March 1919 by the Ford Motor Co., Detroit, Michigan
  • Launched 14 June 1919
  • Commissioned USS Eagle No. 49, 10 October 1919
  • Designated PE-49, 17 July 1920
  • Struck from the Navy list 9 May 1930
  • Sold 20 September 1930
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 710 t.
  • Length 200' 9"
  • Beam 25' 9"
  • Draft 13' 6"
  • Speed 18.32 kts.
  • Complement 68
  • Armament: Two 4"/50 mounts, and two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two Thorny-Craft Bureau Model 250psi boilers, one 2,500shp Poole geared turbine, Ford single reduction gear, one shaft.
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    PE-49 60k Caption under photo read: "Eagle Boat No. 49, built in ten days in 1919." Lawrence W. Lee, Jr.
    PE-49 99k c. 1919
    San Francisco, CA
    Ford Motor Co.

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