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Remlik (SP 157)



Call sign:
George - Sail - Love - King

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1903 as Candace by Cook, Walton, and Gimmell, Hull, England
  • Renamed Remlik
  • Acquired by the Navy 1 June 1917
  • Commissioned USS Remlik (SP 157), 11 July 1917
  • Decommissioned 7 November 1919 at Norfolk, VA
  • Sold 7 June 1920
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 600 t.
  • Length 200'
  • Beam 23'
  • Draft 13' 6"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 62
  • Armament: Two 3" mounts and two machine guns.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Yacht Remlik
    Remlik 102k Photographed in February 1907.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 89410
    Naval Historical Center
    USS Remlik (SP 157)
    Remlik 114k In port during World War I. Note the kite balloon in the distance, just beyond the ship's bow.
    Collection of Chief Boatswain's Mate John MacKenzie, USNRF.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 98030
    Naval Historical Center
    Remlik 112k View on board, looking aft from the superstructure, showing a three-inch gun and the steering wheel. Photographed at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, circa 1919. Harbor tug at left is USS Massasoit (later YT-15).
    U.S. Navy photo NH 550
    Remlik 88k View on board, looking aft on the main deck, showing a three-inch gun and the steering wheel. Photographed at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, circa 1919. Harbor tug partially visible beyond the gun is USS Massasoit (later YT-15).
    U.S. Navy photo NH 551
    Remlik 98k View on board, looking forward from the stern, showing a three-inch gun, steering wheel, and mooring lines. Photographed at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, circa 1919. Battleship in the left center background is either USS Michigan (Battleship No. 27) or USS South Carolina (Battleship No. 26). The ship alongside Remlik's starboard side appears to be a "Bird" class minesweeper.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 42429

    Commanding Officers
    01LCDR Isaac Cureton Johnson, USN11 July 1917
    02LT Ralph Martin, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918)1918
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler, Ron Reeves and Joe Radigan

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