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ex-Eaglet (SP 909)

Call sign:
Nan - Unit - Boy - Cast


  • Built in 1911 by J. M. Bayless and Sons, Port Jefferson, NY for F. L. Budlong
  • Acquired by the Navy 16 June 1917
  • Commissioned USS Eaglet (SP 909), 29 June 1917
  • Reclassified as District Patrol Craft, YP-909 in 1920
  • Struck from the Navy list 12 May 1922 and sold
  • Registered in 1927 to George Davidson of Providence, RI as the yacht Eaglet
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 36 t.
    1927 - 62 t.
  • Length 83'
    1927 - 79.8'
  • Beam 15'
  • Draft 4' 6"
    1927 - 6.8'
  • Speed 16 kts.
  • Complement 11
    1927 - Five
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: Two 4-cylinder, 150hp Standard gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Eaglet 68k Photographed prior to her World War I era Naval service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101594
    Naval Historical Center
    USS Eaglet (SP 909)
    Eaglet 104k Photo from the 10 December 1917 edition of MotorBoat magazine Joe Radigan

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