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Tommy Traddles


  • Built in 1906 by Ralph E. Monroe, Morris Heights, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 25 June 1917
  • Never placed in commissioned
  • Returned to her owner 4 September 1917
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 46'
  • Beam 14'
  • Draft 1' 10"
  • Speed 8 kts.
  • Complement seven
  • Armament one 1-pounder and one machine gun.
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    Tommy Traddles 42k Though not placed in service by the Navy, Tommy Traddles is trypical of the many small craft used for patrol duty during World War I
    U.S. Navy photo from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
    Robert Hurst

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    DANFS history entry located on the Naval Historical Center web site.
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