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Talofa (SP 1016)


Yacht:

  • Built in 1910 by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 16 April 1917 and commissioned the same day
  • Returned to her owner and struck from the Navy list 24 April 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 82 t.
  • Length 101'
  • Beam 15'
  • Draft 5' 6"
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 19
  • Armament: Two 3-pounders.
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    Talofa 122k Photographed prior to World War I.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102252
    Naval Historical Center

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Walter Heber Wheeler, USNRF - Awarded the Navy Cross and the French Croix de Guerre16 April 1917
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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