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Manito II (SP 262)


Motorboat: Built in 1912 by the Hudson Yacht and Boat Co., Nyack, NY; Purchased by the Navy, 10 May 1917 and commissioned the same day; Sold, 25 March 1920. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 23 t.; Length 56'; Beam 12' 8"; Draft 4' 6"; Speed 9.5 kts.; Complement 10; Armament, one 1-pounder, one machine gun.


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Motorboat Manito II
Manito II 143k Underway prior to World War I, possibly on the Hudson River, New York
Naval Historical Center photo NH 99584
Robert Hurst
USS Manito II (SP 262)
Manito II 55k Photographed c. 1917-19.
U.S. Navy photo NH 101974
Naval Historical Center

Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Manito II, a wooden motor yacht built in 1912 by Hudson Yacht & Boat Co., Nyack, N.Y.; was purchased by the Navy 10 May 1917 from Mr. I. K. Keyward; and commissioned the same day.

Assigned to the 6th Naval District, Manito II operated on section patrol based at Charleston, S.C., throughout the war. She was sold 25 March 1920.


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