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Hopestill (SP 191)


Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1916 by Robert Jacobs, City Island, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy in May 1917
  • Commissioned 26 July 1917 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • Struck from the Navy list 21 August 1919
  • Sold 16 September 1919 to J. S. Milne of Brooklyn, NY
  • Sold to C. W. Wiley of Seattle, WA
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 83 t.
  • Length 89'
  • Beam 16'
  • Draft 5'
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and two 1-pounders
  • Propulsion: Two gasoline engines, two shafts
    Replaced engines in 1920 with two 80hp 6-cylinder Winton gasoline engines.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Hopestill 44k . Tom Nye
    Hopestill 88k
    Hopestill 400k Side profile and deck plan
    Hopestill 103k c. 1916/1917
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 101824
    Robert Hurst
    Laura Reed 59k Photographed circa 1917. Hopestill's bow is visible at left, astern of USS Laura Reed (SP 2009).
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101798
    Naval Historical Center

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