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Coyote (SP 84)


Motorboat: Built in 1897; Acquired by the Navy 7 April 1917 from her owner, Sylvester Sparling of Evanston, IL and commissioned the same day. Except when laid up during the icy Great Lakes' winters, she was employed for patrol, training and transportation service at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Illinois, and at nearby Chicago. Struck from the Navy list 17 June 1919; Sold 13 December 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 89'; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Complement unknown; Armament two 1-pounders.


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Coyote 135k General arrangement drawing, which accompanied a report dated 10 March 1917.
U.S. Navy photo NH 95859
Naval Historical Center
Coyote 103k In the boat basin at Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Illinois, circa 1917. She is still wearing her civilian color scheme, with "Coyote of Chicago" on her transom.
Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 103916
Robert Hurst

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