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ex-Sequoyah (SP 426)


  • Built in 1905 by Crocket, Pocomoke City, MD
  • Commissioned USS Sequoyah (SP 426) 24 April 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 18 May 1917
  • Renamed SP-426 in 1918
  • Decommissioned 29 January 1919 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 15 t.
  • Length 60'
  • Beam 16'
  • Draft 5' 3"
  • Speed 8 kts.
  • Complement: Six
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 54hp 4-cylinder Automatic gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Albert T. LaVallette, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Sequoyah (SP-426), a motorboat built in 1907 by Crockett,Pocomoke City, Md., was chartered on 24 August 1917 from Albert T. Lavallette of Hampton Va.; and commissioned on the same day.

    Sequoyah was used for transporting ammunition and supplies in Norfolk harbor in World War I. She was known as SP-426 for much of her career. Sequoyah was decommissioned and returned to her owner on 29 January 1919.

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