Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online:
Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive

Dicky (SP 231)


  • Built in 1913 by the Weckler Boat Co., Chicago, IL
  • Acquired by the Navy in April 1917
  • Commissioned 15 June 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 2 July 1917
  • Returned to her owner, C. N. Steele of Waukeegan, IL 14 January 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 8 t.
  • Length 46'
  • Beam 11' 6"
  • Speed 11 kts.
  • Complement: Six
  • Propulsion: One 45hp 4-cylinder Sterling gasoline engine, one shaft.
    Click on thumbnail
    for full size image
    Size Image Description Source
    Dicky 77k Photographed prior to her World War I era Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 94465
    Naval Historical Center

    View the Dicky (SP 231)
    DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back To the Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Ship Type Index Back to the Section Patrol Craft (SP) Photo Index

    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

    This page created by Joseph M. Radigan and maintained by David Wright
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History