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NavSource Online: Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
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Coastal Patrol Yacht:Laid down 6 October 1930 as the yacht Seapine by the Bath Iron Work, Bath, Maine for Frank H. Goodyear and HollanderLaunched 30 April 1931Delivered 14 July 1931Frank Goodyear died before delivery and yacht was sold to Hollander and renamed YankeeAcquired by the Navy under her original name of Seapine 29 December 1941Converted for Naval service at Tampa Shipbuilding Co., Tampa, FLCommissioned USS Rhodolite (PYc-19), 14 March 1942Decommissioned 29 December 1945 at San Diego, CAStruck from the Naval Register 21 January 1946Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 6 February 1947Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 588 t. (fl)Length 158'Beam 28'Draft 10' 6"Speed 11 kts.Complement 56Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose mount, and four machine gunsPropulsion: Two 435shp Cooper Bessemer JR-8 diesel engines, two shafts.
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||Photographed during World War II
Courtesy of D. M. McPherson, 1974
Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 81387
View the Rhodolite (PYc-19)
DANFS History entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway Website
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