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Fli-Hawk (SP 550)

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1912 by Rich Brothers, Boothbay Harbor, ME for A. D. Tappan of New York
  • Acquired by the Navy 10 May 1917
  • Commissioned 12 May 1917
  • Decommissioned 8 February 1919 and returned to her owners, William V. Couchman and J. B. Moulton of Chicago, IL
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 35 t.
  • Length 81' 5"
  • Beam 12' 1"
  • Draft 4'
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 9
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 100hp 20th Century gasoline engine, one shaft.
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