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Ocoee (SP 1208)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Fox - Dog - Nan

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1911 by Mathews Boat Co., Port Clinton, OH
  • Acquired by the Navy 24 August 1917
  • Commissioned 17 September 1917
  • Found unsuitable for Naval service 5 July 1918
  • Returned to her owner 17 January 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 29 t.
  • Length 67' 6"
  • Beam 13'
  • Draft 4' 6"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Three (civilian)
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 32ihp gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Yacht Ocoee
    Ocoee At a yachting facility, prior to World War I.
    U.S.Navy photo NH 103549
    Naval Historical Center
    USS Ocoee (SP 1208)
    Ocoee 109k Photographed in port during World War I.
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 102067
    Robert Hurst

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