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Hobcaw (SP 252)


  • Built in 1907 by L. B. Newman, Long Branch, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 27 August 1917
  • Commissioned 10 September 1917
  • Struck from the Navy Register 18 November 1918 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 19 t.
  • Length 52' 6"
  • Beam 12' 6"
  • Draft 2' 6"
  • Speed 8 kts.
  • Armament: One 1-pounder.
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    Hobcaw 95k Photographed prior to her World War I era Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99427
    Naval Historical Center

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