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Tacony (SP 5)


Patrol Yacht: Built in 1911 as Sybilla II by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ; Acquired by the Navy 24 May 1917 and commissioned USS Tacony (SP 5); Returned to her owner 29 November 1918. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 46 t.; Length 82'; Beam 13' 6"; Draft 4' 4"; Depth of hold 7' 5"; Speed 12.5 kts.; Complement 12; Armament one 1-pounder and one machine gun.
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Tacony 89k Photographed during World War I.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102250
Naval Historical Center
Tacony 182k In port on 29 November 1918, the day she was returned to her owner.
U.S. Navy photo NH 42421
Naval Historical Center

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