Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online:
Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive

Arcady (SP 577)

Call sign:
Nan - Unit - Dog - Love

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1898 as Osceola by Samuel H. Pine, New York, NY
  • Renamed Arcady
  • Acquired by the Navy 28 May 1917
  • Commissioned USS Arcady (SP 577), 8 June 1917
  • Decommissioned 12 May 1919 at New York
  • Struck from the Naval Register 17 May 1919
  • Sold 20 September 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 167 t.
  • Length 116'
  • Beam 18' 6"
  • Draft 8' 6" (fwd)
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 23
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one 500hp compound steam engine, one shaft.
    Click on thumbnail
    for full size image
    Size Image Description Source
    Arcady 97k Underway, prior to her World War I era Naval service
    Photographed by Edwin Levick, New York
    U.S. Navy photo NH 9311
    Naval Historical Center

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS William J. Wilkie, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    View the Arcady (SP 577)
    DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back To the Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Ship Index Back to the Section Patrol Craft (SP) Photo Index

    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

    This page created by Joseph M. Radigan and maintained by David Wright
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History