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Little Aie (SP 60)

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1915 by the Smith and Williams Co., Salisbury, MD
  • Acquired by the Navy 25 April 1917 and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 25 January 1919 at Philadelphia, PA and returned to her owner the same day
  • Registered in 1926 to Sylvanus Stokes, Jr. of Washington, DC as the yacht Marsyl
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 17 t.
    1926 - 21 t.
  • Length 57' 3"
    1926 - 53.1'
  • Beam 10' 10"
    1926 - 10.4'
  • Draft 3' 3"
    1926 - 3.9'
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement: Nine
    1926 - OneArmament: One 1-pounder and one .30 cal. machine gun
  • Propulsion: Two 100hp 6-cylinder Sterling gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Little Aie 117k Photo from the August 1917 edition of The Rudder magazine Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG John P. Wetherill, Jr., USNRF25 April 1917
    02ENS Charles J. Curran, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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