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Magnet (SP 563)



Call sign:
George - Sail - Have - Rush

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1910 by the Electric Launch Co., Bayonne, NJ
  • Acquired by the Navy 11 June 1917
  • Commissioned 27 June 1917
  • Sold 1 October 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 52 t.
  • Length 95' 3"
  • Beam 14' 10"
  • Draft 4' 3"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 22
  • Armament: One 1-pounder, one machine gun and one "Y" gun depth charge projector
  • Propulsion: Two shafts.
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