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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
Hiawatha (SP 183)
Call sign (1927):
Love - Dog - Mike - Jig
Hiawatha served the U. S. Navy, the State of Maryland and the U.S. Forestry Service
Patrol Yacht:The first Hiawatha was built in 1914 as Donaire by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MACommissioned USS Hiawatha (SP 183), 10 May 1917Delivered 18 May 1917Loaned to the Maryland State Conservation Commission 11 December 1919Returned to Navy control 16 March 1920Sold to the Department of Agriculture 1 October 1920Registered in 1927 to the Sunny Point Packing Co. of Ketchikan, AK as the yacht Winifred IIRenamed FrancesFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 89 t.Length 95'Beam 17'Draft 5'Speed 11 kts.Complement 26Armament one 3-pounder, one 1-pounder and one machine gunPropulsion: Two 80hp 8-cylinder Winton gasoline engines, two shafts.
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||Probably photographed in the Norfolk, Virginia, area in 1917-18. USS Inca (SP 1212) is at left, wearing the Naval Aviation star insignia. The Wallace Brothers gasoline engine machine shop is at right
U.S. Navy photo NH 101791
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