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Anton Dohrn (SP 1086)

Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Boy - Vice - Watch


  • Built in 1911 by the Miami Yacht and Machine Co., Miami, FL
  • Acquired by the Navy 31 July 1917
  • Commissioned 5 October 1917
  • Returned to her owner, the Carnegie Institute, Washington, DC, 2 January 1919 and struck from the Navy list the same day
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 45 t.
  • Length 71'
  • Beam 16' 8"
  • Draft 6' 4"
  • Speed 10.5 kts.
  • Complement: Nine
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and one machine gun
  • One 50ihp gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Anton Dohrn 103k Underway prior to World War I.
    USN photo NH 100897
    Naval Historical Center
    Anton Dohrn 130k Underway at Tortugas, Florida, July 1916.
    USN photo NH 95896

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