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USC&GS Dailhache
ex-USS Olympic (SP 260)

Olympic served both the U. S. Navy and Coast & Geodetic Survey.

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1913 by E. W. Heath, Seattle, Washington
  • Acquired by the Navy 15 May 1917
  • Commissioned USS Olympic (SP 260), 9 June 1917
  • Transferred to the Coast and Geodetic Survey 13 September 1919
  • Renamed Dailhache 12 November 1919
  • Sold 10 February 1934 to H. W. McCurdy
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 40 t.
  • Length 65'
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 4' 3"
  • Speed 9.4 kts.
  • Complement 18
  • Armament: one 3-pounder and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 55hp 3-cylinder Standard gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    No image of Olympic (SP 260) is available at this time

    Commanding Officers
    01Chief Boatswain Charles L. Sheely , USN9 June 1917
    02Boatswain Rex L. Cornell, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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