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SP-223
ex-Sea Gull (SP 223)


Patrol Yacht: Built in 1910 as Tonis by the New York Yacht, Launch, and Engine Co., Morris Heights, NY; Renamed Sea Gull; Placed in service as USS Sea Gull (SP 223), 16 May 1917; Officially acquired by the Navy 18 May 1917; Renamed SP-223 in April 1918; Placed out of service in 1918; Struck from the Navy list 13 June 1919; Sold for scrap 10 April 1920.

Specifications: Displacement 38 t.; Length 83'; Beam 11'; Draft 4' 10"; Depth of hold 6'; Speed 15 kts.; Complement unknown; Armament one 1-pounder.


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SP-223 110k Photographed prior to World War I by Edwin Levick, New York.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102233
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