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Relief (1917 - 1920)

District Patrol Craft
  • Built at Yarmouth, ME
  • Completed as undocumented vessel Relief, 1911
  • Purchased for Navy Ens. Walter G. Richardson with funds furnished by the Bar Harbor War Relief Committee, 13 June 1917
  • Used as tender to lookout station, Crumple Island, ME
  • Designated District Patrol Vessel YP-2, 17 July 1920
  • Sold to Gus Potter, Yonkers, NY, 04 June 1921
  • Resold to William H. MacMillan, Boston, MA and placed in service as passenger vessel Relief (ON 221178), 1921
  • Sold to Robert Kirschstein, Boston, MA, 1928
  • Sold to Sydney J. Patten, Boston, MA, 1929
  • Sold to George W. Walker, South Boston, MA, 1933
  • To yacht exempt status, 1945
  • Redocumented as passenger vessel, owned by Joseph Frontiera, Inc., Gloucester, MA, 1949
  • Final dispostion, dismantled, 1963
    Displacement 10 tons displacement, 15 gross tons
    Length 51' 6" overall
    Beam 11' 6"
    Draft 4' 4"
    Speed unknown
    Complement 6
    Armament none
    Propulsion gas, 40hp

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    Relief 245k Relief, possibly photographed while in naval service.
    Naval History & Herritage Command photo NH 102155
    Dave Wright

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    DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website

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