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Yo Ho (SP 463)

Call sign:
Nan - Unit - Boy - Quack


  • Built in 1910 by the Bath Marine Construction Co., Bath, ME
  • Acquired by the Navy 12 May 1917 and commissioned the same day
  • Sold for junk 2 June 1919 to G. F. Blackburn of New York, NY
  • Struck from the Navy Register 2 July 1919.


  • Displacement 15 t.
  • Length 46' 4"
  • Beam 10'
  • Draft 2' 8"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Nine
  • Armament: Two machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two 32hp 2-cylinder Kent gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Yo Ho 87k Approaching a pier, prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99663
    Naval Historical Center
    Yo Ho 129k At Provincetown, Massachusetts, in 1911, on her way to participate in the New York to Bermuda race
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102578

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