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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
Rockport (SP 738)
ex-Ajax (SP 738)
George - Sail - Nan - Have
Research/Patrol Boat:The second Rockport was built in 1917 as Ajax by the Adams Ship Building Co., East Boothbay, MEAcquired by the Navy 12 October 1917Commissioned USS Ajax (SP 738), 16 February 1918Renamed Rockport 20 February 1918Decommissioned 18 February 1919Sold 16 September 1919Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 200 t.Length 124' 7"Beam 25'Draft 11' 4½"Speed 8 kts.Complement 18Armament: One 3-pounderPropulsion: One 75hp 3-cylinder Fairbanks-Morse kerosene engine, one shaft.
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