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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
ex-Pawnee (SP 699)
Call sign (1919):
George - Sail - Have - Jig
Patrol Yacht:Built in 1904 as Monoloa II by George Lawley and Sons Corp., Neponset, MAAcquired by the Navy 26 June 1917Commissioned USS Pawnee (SP 699), 1 July 1917Renamed SP-699 in 1918Decommissioned and sold 12 July 1921Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 75 t.Length 114'Beam 14'Draft 6' 3"Speed 13 kts.Complement 21Armament: One 3-pounder and two machine gunsPropulsion: One Roberts boiler, one 300ihp vertical triple-expansion engine, one shaft.
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||Photographed while underway, prior to World War I.
U.S. Navy Photo NH 102125
|Naval Historical Center
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships History: [The third] Pawnee (SP-699), formerly named Monoloa II a wooden hulled yacht, was built in 1904 by George Lawley & Sons Corp., Neponset, Mass.; purchased by the Navy 26 June 1917 from Gordon Dexter of Beverly, Mass.; and commissioned 1 July 1917.
Pawnee subsequently had her name dropped in 1918 and was listed as SP-699. She was outfitted with sweep gear and served as a section minesweeper until she decommissioned and was sold 12 July 1921 to George E. Johnson and O. T. Ledberg of Rhode Island.
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