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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
Manito II (SP 262)
Motorboat:Built in 1912 by the Hudson Yacht and Boat Co., Nyack, NYAcquired by the Navy 10 May 1917 and commissioned USS Manito II ((SP 262) the same daySold 25 March 1920Registered in 1926 to S. M. Coen of Jacksonville, FL as the yacht Shirley IFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 23 t.Length 56'1926 - 52.1'Beam 12' 8"Draft 4' 6"1926 - 5.6'Speed 9.5 kts.Complement 101926 - ThreeArmament: One 1-pounder and one machine gunPropulsion: Two 30hp 4-cylinder Twentieth Century gasoline engines, two shafts.
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|Motorboat Manito II
||Underway prior to World War I, possibly on the Hudson River, New York
Naval Historical Center photo NH 99584
|USS Manito II (SP 262)
||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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