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SP-582
ex-Halcyon II (SP-582)



Call sign:
George - Sail - King - Dog

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built as the yacht Halcyon II in 1907 by the Charles Seabury Gas Engine and Power Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy in August 1917
  • Commissioned USS Halcyon II (SP 582), 15 December 1917 at the Boston Navy Yard
  • Renamed SP-582, in early 1918
  • Rammed 4 June 1919 and deteremined to be unserviceable
  • Struck from the Naval Register 31 July 1919
  • Sold 4 December 1919 to her former owner
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 161 t.
  • Length 140'
  • Beam 18' 3"
  • Draft 5'
  • Speed 15 kts.
  • Armament: Two 3-pounders.
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    USS Halcyon II (SP 582)
    Halcyon II 77k Photographed in icy water during the winter of 1917-18, probably at Boston, Massachusetts. When this view was taken, she may still have been USS Halcyon II (SP-582) as her name was not changed to SP-582 until early 1918.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101820.
    Naval Historical Center
    USS SP-582
    Halcyon II 68k Photographed circa 1918-19 at Wakefield, Massachusetts, by Alton H. Blackington, of Boston.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 42546.
    Naval Historical Center
    Halcyon II 205k Crewman working on the ship's after 3-pounder gun, while she was in port during the World War I era
    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2005
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 103072
    Robert Hurst

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