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Stranger


Inca served both the U. S. Navy and the Louisiana Naval Militia

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1880 by William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, PA
  • Purchased by the Navy in 1898
  • Commissioned 30 June 1898
  • Decommissioned 24 September 1898
  • Loaned to the Louisiana Naval Militia 16 November 1899
  • Struck from the Navy list 23 October 1915
  • Sunk at New Orleans, LA during a hurricane soon afterward.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 369 t.
  • Length 164' 7"
  • Beam 23' 7"
  • Draft 9' 3"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 57
  • Armament: Two 3-pounder rapid fire mounts
  • Propulsion: One compound steam engine, one shaft
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