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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
ex-Edithia (SP 214)
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YP-214 served both the U. S. Navy and the State of New Jersey
Patrol Yacht:Built in 1909 as Alfredine IV by the Gas Engine and Power Co. and Charles L. Seabury Co., Morris Heights, NY for Ralph E. Slaven of New YorkAcquired by John Henry Hanan of New York and renamed EdithiaAcquired by the Navy 25 May 1917Commissioned USS Edithia (SP 214), 23 August 1917Reclassified as a District Patrol Craft, YP-214, 17 July 1920Decommissioned 13 December 1921 at the New York Navy YardLoaned to the State of New Jersey in July 1922 for the use of the State Board of Commerce and NavigationReturned to U.S. Navy custody in 1932Struck from the Navy Register 19 July 1933Sold 3 October 1933Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 57 t.Length 98' 8"Beam 14'Draft 4'Speed 14 kts.Complement 22Armament: Two 3-pounders and two machine gunsPropulsion: Two 175hp 6-cylinder Speedway gasoline engines, two shafts.
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||In port and dressed with flags, prior to World War I
Photographed by Lowe & Cooper, Yacht Brokers
U.S. Navy photo NH 99321
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|USS Edithia (SP 214)
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||In port, circa 1917-1918, probably in the vicinity of New York City
Donation of Mrs. Juel M. Walker, 1980
Naval Historical Center photo NH 103215
|01||ENS Madison S. Pearson, USNRF||23 August 1917 - 1919|
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