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Siren (PY 13)

Patrol Yacht:

  • The third Siren was built as Lotosland by Pusey and Jones, Wilmington, DE
  • Acquired by the Navy 16 October 1940, classified as a Coastal Minelayer, CMc-1 and renamed Siren
  • Commissioned 15 November 1940 and reclassified as a Patrol Yacht, PY-13
  • Decommissioned 2 May 1944 at New York and placed in service
  • Placed out of service 23 October 1945 at Tompkinsville, NY
  • Struck from the Navy list 13 November 1945 and transferred to the War Shipping Administration for disposal
  • Struck from the Navy list 8 January 1946
  • Transferred 31 December 1946 to the War Shipping Administration for disposal
  • Sold 13 August 1947
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 720 t.
  • Length 196' 5"
  • Beam 28' 2"
  • Draft 14'
  • Speed 11.5 kts.
  • Complement 89
  • Armament: Two 3" mounts, two .30 cal. machine guns and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Steam, one shaft.
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