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Wiwoka (SP 250)


  • Built in 1912 as Idylease III by Murray and Tregurtha, South Boston, MA
  • Renamed Wiwoka
  • Acquired by the Navy 25 July 1917
  • Commissioned USS Wiwoka (SP 250), 11 September 1917
  • Decommissioned in December 1918
  • Returned to her owner 17 January 1919 and struck from the Navy list
  • Registered in 1931 to Edward E. Bradley of Stonington, CT as the yacht Wiwoka
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 25 t.
    1931 - 29 t.
  • Length 62'
    1931 - 55.9'
  • Beam 11' 6"
    1931 - 12.1'
  • Draft 3' 9"
    1931 - 5.2'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 10
    1931 - Three
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 75hp 4-cylinder Murray and Tregurtha gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Wiwoka 121k Photographed by Edwin Levick, New York City, prior to her World War I Naval service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101354
    Naval Historical Center

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