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SP-699
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, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 26 June 1917
  • Commissioned USS Pawnee (SP 699), 1 July 1917
  • Renamed SP-699 in 1918
  • Decommissioned and sold 12 July 1921
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 75 t.
  • Length 114'
  • Beam 14'
  • Draft 6' 3"
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 21
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One Roberts boiler, one 300ihp vertical triple-expansion engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Pawnee 81k 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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