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Guard (YP 2384)
ex-Floyd Hurst (SP 2384)

Motor Launch:

  • The third Guard was built in 1902 as Floyd Hurst by the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
  • Placed in service 27 February 1918 as USS Floyd Hurst (SP 2384)
  • Delivered to the Navy 3 March 1918
  • Renamed Guard and reclassified YP-2384, 7 January 1921
  • Struck from the Navy list 3 August 1921
  • Sold 5 August 1921 to P. M. Anderson of Washington, DC
  • Registered in 1933 to B. E. Buckley of Washington, DC as the freighter Floyd Hurst
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 17 t.
    1933 - 20 t.
  • Length 48' 8"
    1933 - 48.2'
  • Beam 10'
  • Draft 5'
    1933 - 5.4'
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement: Seven
    1933 - One
  • Propulsion: One 6-cylinder 150hp Speedway gasoline engine, one shaft.
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