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SP-460
ex-Aurore II (SP 460)


Yacht: Built in 1916 by the Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT; Acquired by the Navy 1 October 1917 and commissioned USS Aurore II (SP 460) the same day at the Philadelphia Navy Yard; Renamed SP-460 in April 1918; Decommissioned 12 August 1919; Sold 24 September 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 85 t.; Length 96' 3"; Beam 18'; Draft 5'; Speed 12 kts.; Complement 16; Armament one 3-pounder and three machine guns; Propulsion steam, two shafts.


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Yacht Aurore II
Aurore II 132k Photographed prior to her World War I Navy service.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 99340
Robert Hurst
USS SP-460
Aurore II 116k In port, circa 1918.
U.S. Navy photo NH 45284
Naval Historical Center

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