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Dawn (SP 37)


Yawl: Built in 1916 by the F.C. Adams Shipbuilding Co., Booth Bay, ME. On 14 May 1917 her owner, Franklin Farrel Jr. of New Haven, Connecticut, was ordered to deliver her to the Navy. Intended for World War I patrol service, Dawn was assigned the Navy registry number SP-37. However, the lease agreement covering her acquisition was cancelled in June, and she was returned to Mr. Farrel in December 1917. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 52' 2"; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Complement unknown; Armament unknown.


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Dawn 80k Under sail in northeastern U.S. waters, circa 1916-1917.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102907
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There is no DANFS history currently available for Dawn (SP 37).
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