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Spartan (SP 336)

Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Cast - Mike - Jig

Call sign (1919):
Nan - Unit - Fox - Dog


  • Built in 1912 by the Skinner Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Baltimore, MD
  • Acquired by the Navy 27 April 1917
  • Commissioned 22 September 1917
  • Returned to her owner 20 September 1919
  • Struck from the Navy list 22 September 1919
  • Sold for scrap
  • Presently at Donjon Marine Yard, Rossville, Staten Island, NY.


  • Displacement 226 t.
  • Length 105.9'
  • Beam 25.1'
  • Draft 10'
  • Speed 12 mph
  • Complement 12
  • Armament: Two 1-pounders
  • Propulsion: One single-ended boiler, one 800ihp vertical triple-expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Spartan 34k

    Spartan - A native or inhabitant of the ancient Greek city-state of Sparta, famed for its military prowess

    Tommy Trampp
    Spartan 87k Photographed prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102228
    Naval Historical Center
    Spartan 120k c. February 2008
    Donjon Marine Yard (formally Whitte Bros. Marine Scrap Yard), Rossville, Staten Island.
    PC-1217 is off Spartan's starboard quarter
    ©Alana Abel

    Commanding Officers
    01Chief Boatswain Emile C. Berard, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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