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Bayocean (SP 2640)

Patrol Yacht: Built in 1911 by Joseph Supple, Portland, OR; Acquired by the Navy 18 June 1918; Commissioned, 17 August 1918; Decommissioned 14 March 1919 at Mare Island, CA; Struck from the Navy list 11 October 1919; Sold 5 August 1921. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 130 t.; Length 138'; Beam 18' 7"; Draft 7' 6"; Speed 13 kts.; Complement 19; Armament two 3-pounders; Propulsion three 500ihp 4-cycle 6-cylinder Speedway diesel engines.

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Bayocean 118k Tied up alongside a West Coast pier, probably circa the summer of 1918. Sentries on board were armed with M1903 rifles.
U.S.Navy photo NH 100108
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