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Akbar (SP 599)

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1915 by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ
  • Acquired by the Navy 17 May 1917
  • Commissioned 31 May 1917
  • Decommissioned 17 January 1919
  • Struck from the Navy list 2 October 1919
  • Sold 2 January 1920 to F. Chester Everett of Maiden, MA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 125 t.
  • Length 72' 6"
  • Beam 11' 6"
  • Draft 3' 4"
  • Speed 22 kts.
  • Complement 11
  • Armament: Two machine guns.
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    Akbar 98k . Maunsel White
    Akbar 90k Underway prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99170
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