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Felicia (PYc-35)



Call sign:
November - Xray - Sierra - Whiskey

Coastal Patrol Yacht: Laid down, 30 March 1931 as the yacht Felicia by Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine; Launched, 1 August 1931; Delivered 14 September 1931; Sold to Senator Jesse H. Metcalfe of Rhode Island; Acquired by the Navy, 8 April 1942; Commissioned USS Felicia (PYc-35), 27 June 1942; Decommissioned, 10 August 1944; Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal, 23 October 1945; Transferred to Boston for use as a Cadet Training Ship at Harvard University. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 447 t.(fl); Length 147' 9" ; Beam 24' 10"; Draft 9' 4"; Speed 11.5 kts.; Complement 42; Armament one 20mm; Propulsion two 660shp Cooper Bessemer FP-8 diesel engines, two shafts.


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Felicia 41k c. 1943. Joe Radigan

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