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Ellen (SP 284)


  • The second Ellen was built in 1915 at the Staten Island Ship Building Co., Port Richmond, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 14 May 1917
  • Placed in service 10 August 1917
  • Placed out of service 31 May 1918 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 28 t.
  • Length 67' 10"
  • Beam 12'
  • Draft 4' 8"
  • Speed 15 kts.
  • Armament: Two 1-pounders and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: Two 75hp 6-cylinder 20th Century gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Ellen 47k Photographed by Edwin Levick, New York City, while underway prior to her World War I era Naval service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99364
    Naval Historical Center
    Coronet 97k In port with several other section patrol vessels, probably in the New York City area, circa 1917-1919. Coronet (SP 194) is partially visible behind the bow of Ellen
    U.S. Navy photo NH 41957

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