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Zoraya (SP 235)

Call sign:
George - Sail - Mike - Tare

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1901 by J. M. Bayles and Sons, Port Jefferson, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 16 August 1917
  • Commissioned 17 December 1917
  • Returned to her owner 8 February 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 129 t.
  • Length 135'
  • Beam 18'
  • Draft 6' 9"
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 33
  • Armament: Two 3-pounders
  • Propulsion: One Almy boiler, one 300hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Zoraya 104k Photographed prior to her World War I era Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102581
    Naval Historical Center

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Thervald Peters, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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