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Dohema Jr. (SP 612)


  • Built in 1912 by Edwin Binney Shipbuilding Co., Greenwich, CT
  • Acquired by the Navy 2 June 1917 and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 27 November 1918 and returned to her owner, Edwin Binney
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 23 t.
  • Length 57'
  • Beam 12'
  • Draft 3' 9"
  • Speed 10.7 kts.
  • Complement 10
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 65hp 6-cylinder 20th Century gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Motorboat Dohema Jr.
    Dohema Jr. 181k Photographed prior to her World War I era Navy service
    U.S. Navy photos NH 94467, NH 101584 and NH 101585
    Naval Historical Center
    Dohema Jr. 94k
    Dohema Jr. 73k
    USS Dohema Jr. (SP 612)
    Dohema Jr. 115k Off Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1917-1918. The Swedish freighter Hermes is in the right center background, with World War I neutrality markings painted on her side
    U.S. Navy photo NH 54528
    Naval Historical Center

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