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Gaivota (SP 436)

Yacht: Built in 1897 by A. C. Brown, Tottenville, Long Island, NY; Acquired by the Navy 8 June 1917; Commissioned 13 September 1917 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard; Decommissioned 11 May 1918 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard and returned to her owner. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 74 t.; Length 91' 8"; Beam 15' 9"; Draft unknown; Depth of hold 8' 6"; Speed 14 kts.; Complement seven; Armament one 3-pounder, one 1-pounder and one machine gun.

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