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Eleanor (SP 677)


  • Built in 1910 as Tringa by Murray and Tregurtha, South Boston, MA
  • Renamed Eleanor
  • Acquired by the Navy 30 June 1917
  • Commissioned USS Eleanor (SP 677), 9 July 1917
  • Decommissioned 12 December 1918
  • Returned to her owner, C. B. Houghton of Corning, NY 14 April 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 18 t.
  • Length 58'
  • Beam 11' 9"
  • Draft 3' 4"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Nine
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 50hp 6-cylinder Standard gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Eleanor 99k In port, probably when she was delivered to the Navy in June 1917 for use as a patrol craft. Her name and home port (New Bedford, Massachusetts) are visible on her stern. A Colt machine gun is in the left foreground, mounted on another boat
    U.S. Navy photo NH 104061
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