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Regis II (SP 1083)


Yacht: Built in 1902 by Simon Martin; Acquired by the Navy, 16 July 1917; Placed in service, 17 July 1917; Returned to her owner, 25 January 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 45'; Beam 9' 6"; Draft 3'; Speed 8 kts.; Complement, unknown; Armament one machine gun; Propulsion steam.
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Regis II 88k Photographed prior to World War I.
USN Photo NH 102154
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Regis II was built as a yacht in 1902 by Simon Martin for J. E. Kerr of Baltimore, Md. Delivered to the Navy at the 5th Naval District 16 July 1917, she was placed in service the next day and operated as a patrol craft in and around Norfolk harbor, Hampton Roads, and the lower reaches of Chesapeake Bay. She was returned to her owner 25 January 1919.

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