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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Built by Moses Adams, Essex, MA
Completed as yawl-rigged yacht Argo (ON 106954) for C.G. Fitzgerald, Baltimore, MD, 1892
Donated to Navy by Fitzgerald, 1906
Served as training vessel at U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, 1906-1930
Assigned symbol YX-6 in Navy Filing Manual, circa 1920
Turned over to Navy Relief Society, 1930
Struck from Naval Register, date unknown
Sold to Boy Scouts of America, 18 April 1930
Sold to Zelner Albritton, Washington, DC, as yacht Argo, 1936
Sold to Perley B. Sancomb, Washington, DC, 1940
Final disposition, out of documentation, 1947
Displacement 40 gross tons
Length 40' 5" waterline, 57' 0" overall
Beam 16' 3"
Draft 8' 6"
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||Yacht Argo at sea, 07 August 1896. Photo by Nathaniel L. Stebbins.
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Last Updated 22 July 2016
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