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Hydraulic (SP 2584)



Civilian call sign (1919):
King - Sail - Boy - Watch

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1900 by A. C. Crown Shipbuilding Co., Tottenville, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy, 29 May 1918 from Max Zickel of Hoboken, NJ
  • Commissioned USS Hydraulic (SP 2584), 17 August 1918
  • Returned to her owner, 23 January 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 30 t.
  • Length 83' 6"
  • Beam 11' 6"
  • Draft 5' 6"
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement four (civilian)
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 200ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    Hydraulic 66k Pre-World War I advertising card, picturing the yacht and describing her availability for charter.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101796
    Naval Historical Center

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