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Gaivota (SP 436)


  • Built in 1897 by A. C. Brown, Tottenville, Long Island, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 8 June 1917
  • Commissioned 13 September 1917 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard
  • Decommissioned 11 May 1918 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 74 t.
  • Length 91' 8"
  • Beam 15' 9"
  • Depth of hold 8' 6"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement: Seven
  • Armament: One 3-pounder, one 1-pounder and one machine gun.
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