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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
ex-USS J. A. Palmer (SP 319)
George - Sail - Rush - Jig
J. A. Palmer served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard
Trawler/Minesweeper:Built in 1912 as John A. Palmer, Jr. by Jackson and Sharpe, Wilmington, DEAcquired by the Navy 29 May 1917Commissioned USS J. A. Palmer (SP 319), 7 April 1917Loaned to the Coast Guard in February 1918Renamed SP-319, 17 January 1919Transferred permanently to the Coast Guard 10 September 1919 and renamed USCGC PequotDecommissioned 11 May 1922Sold 8 August 1922 to the McNeal Edwards Co. of Reedsville, VAFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 276 t.Length 155'Beam 22'Draft 9'6"Speed 12 kts.Complement 33Armament: Two 1-poundersPropulsion: One single ended boiler, one vertical compound steam engine, one shaft.
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||Photographed prior to World War I
Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 100226
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