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Yank (SP 908)


  • Built in 1917 as Yard No. 212 by Julius Peterson, Nyack, NY
  • Renamed Yank
  • Acquired by the Navy 8 October 1917
  • Commissioned USS Yank (SP 908), 10 October 1917
  • Struck from the Navy list and returned to her owner 14 February 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 60' 1"
  • Beam 10'
  • Draft 2' 9"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Complement 10
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one .30 cal. machine gun
  • Propulsion: Two 110hp 6-cylinder Sterling Model FM gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Yank 146k Photo from the 10 December 1917 edition of MotorBoat magazine Joe Radigan

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