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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
Lady Anne (SP 154)
Lady Anne served both the U. S. Navy and U.S. Army
Patrol Yacht: Built in 1914 as Danna by Brown, Tottenville, Staten Island, NYPurchased by the Navy 10 April 1917Commissioned USS Lady Anne (SP 154), 7 May 1917Delivered to the Navy 8 May 1917Decommissioned 8 February 1919 and transferred to the Naval Overseas Transportation ServiceTransferred to the War Department 25 February 1919Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 34 t.Length 65'Beam 15' 4"Draft 4' 3"Speed 10 kts.Complement 10Armament: One 1-pounders and one .30 cal. machine gunPropulsion: One 75hp 4-cylinder Twentieth Century gasoline engine, one shaft.
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|01||LTJG John S. Thompson, USNRF||7 May 1917|
|02||LTJG(T) Harry L. Thompson, USN - Awarded the Legion of Merit (1945)||1918|
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Lady Anne (SP-154), a motor yacht, was built in 1914 by Brown, Tottenville, Staten Island, N.Y.; purchased by the Navy 10 April 1917 from her owner, George P. Walker, Savannah, Ga.; enrolled in the Naval Coast Defense Reserve 19 April; and commissioned 7 May at Charleston, S.C., Lt. (jg.) John S. Thompson, USNRF, in command.Assigned to the 6th Naval District, Charleston, Lady Anne operated out of Savannah, Ga., on section and harbor patrols. She sailed the lower reaches of the Savannah River and along the Atlantic roast inspecting merchant ships and sealing wireless radios. Lady Anne decommissioned 8 February 1919 and transferred to NOTS for harbor patrol duty at Charleston. Offered for sale 13 November, she was withdrawn from sale 3 February 1920 and transferred to the War Department 25 February.
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