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Petrel (SP 59)


  • Built as Petrel by the St. Louis Yacht Co., St. Louis, MO
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1917
  • Commissioned USS Petrel (SP 59)
  • Renamed SP-59
  • Placed out of service in 1918
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 40'
  • Beam 8'
  • Draft 1' 11"
  • Speed 15 kts.
  • Propulsion: One 130ihp gasoline engine, one shaft.
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