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ex-Edithia (SP 214)

YP-214 served both the U. S. Navy and the State of New Jersey.

Patrol Yacht: Built in 1909 as Alfredine IV by the C. L. Seabury Co., Morris Heights, NY; Renamed Edithia; Acquired by the Navy in May 1917; Commissioned USS Edithia (SP 214), 23 August 1917; Reclassified as a District Patrol Craft, YP-214, 17 July 1920; Decommissioned 13 December 1921 at the New York Navy Yard; Loaned to the State of New Jersey in July 1922 for the use of the State Board of Commerce and Navigation; Returned to U.S. Navy custody in 1932; Struck from the Navy Register 19 July 1933; Sold 3 October 1933. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 98' 8"; Beam 14'; Draft 4' 6"; Speed 14 kts.; Complement 22; Armament two 3-pounders.

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Yacht Edithia
Edithia 104k In port and dressed with flags, prior to World War I.
Photographed by Lowe & Cooper, Yacht Brokers.
U.S. Navy photo NH 99321
Naval Historical Center
USS Edithia (SP 214)
Edithia 115k National Archives photo. Dan Treadwell
Edithia 131k 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
Robert Hurst

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