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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
Patchogue (YFB 1227)
ex-Patchogue (ID 1227)
Ferry Boat:The first Patchogue was built in 1912 by Robert Jacob, City Island, NYAcquired by the Navy 29 September 1917 and placed in service the same day as Patchogue (ID 1227)Reclassified as a Ferryboat, YFB-1227 in 1920Placed out of service in 1922Struck from the Navy Register 16 June 1922 and sold to Charles Carr of Keansburg, NJRegistered in 1933 to the South Shore Navigation Co. of New York, NY as the ferry Fire IslandFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 135 t.138 t.Length 99' 9"Beam 23' 3"Draft 3'1933 - 4.3'Speed 11 kts.Complement; Four (1933)Propulsion: One Roberts boiler, two 400hp vertical triple expansion steam engines, two shafts.
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||Photographed prior to her World War I Naval service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102113
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships History: Patchogue (YFB-1227), a wooden hull ferry built by Robert Jacob, City Island, N.Y., in 1912, was purchased by the Navy from the Boston, Nahant and Pines S.S. Co.; delivered 29 September 1917; and placed in service at New London, Conn.
Assigned to the 3rd Naval District, Patchogue operated as a ferry at the New London Submarine Base until transferred to the 4th Naval District in June 1921. Placed out of service the following year, she was sold, 16 June 1922, to Charles Carr, Keansburg, N.J.
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