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Sunbeam II (SP 42)

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1916 by the Gas Engine and Power Co. and Charles L. Seabury and Co., Consolidated, Morris Heights, NY for Robert B. Roosevelt of Washington, DC
  • Sunbeam II was a section patrol boat during the early part of World War I (Copied from ship's data card at Ships' Histories Section, 1968)
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 43'
  • Beam 9'
  • Draft 3' 1"
  • Speed 17 mph
  • Propulsion: One 80hp Speedway gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Sunbeam II 276k c. 1917
    The battleship New Jersey [Battleship No. 16] is in the background
    U.S. Navy photo NH 65088
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    There is no DANFS history available for Sunbeam II (SP 42)
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