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NavSource Online: Eagle-Class Patrol Craft
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, MichiganLaunched 14 June 1919Commissioned USS Eagle No. 49, 10 October 1919Designated PE-49, 17 July 1920Struck from the Navy list 9 May 1930Sold 20 September 1930Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 710 t.Length 200' 9"Beam 25' 9"Draft 13' 6"Speed 18.32 kts.Complement 68Armament: Two 4"/50 mounts, and two .50 cal. machine gunsPropulsion: Two Thorny-Craft Bureau Model 250psi boilers, one 2,500shp Poole geared turbine, Ford single reduction gear, one shaft.
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||Caption under photo read: "Eagle Boat No. 49, built in ten days in 1919."
||Lawrence W. Lee, Jr.
San Francisco, CA
|Ford Motor Co.
View the "Eagle" Class Patrol Craft PE-49
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