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ex-Daraga (SP 43)

Call sign:
Nan - Unit - Boy - Boy


  • Built in 1915 by the Camden Anchor and Rockland Machine Co., Rockland, ME
  • Acquired by the Navy 20 April 1917 from Stuart Davis of Southampton, New York
  • Commissioned Daraga (SP 43), 23 April 1917
  • Reclassified YP-43
  • Ordered sold in December 1920
  • Sold 7 July 1921
  • Registered in 1931 to J. A. Brander of New York, NY as the yacht Claribel
  • Fate unknown.


    Displacement61 t. (1931)

  • Length 72' 7"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 3' 6"
    1931 - 6.8'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 15
    1931 - Two
  • Armament: Two 1-pounders
  • Propulsion: Two 45hp 4-cylinder Sterling gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Daraga 97k At anchor in a choppy harbor, prior to her World War I Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 94461
    Naval Historical Center
    Daraga 175k Internal arrangement plan
    U.S. Navy photo NH 96087

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