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Vergana (OYP 519)

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1897 by T. S. Marvel, Newburgh, NY
  • Commissioned USS Vergana (SP 519), 16 April 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 10 July 1917
  • Decommissioned 16 January 1919 at the Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA
  • Reclassified as an Old District Patrol Craft, OYP-519, 17 July 1920
  • Sold 25 February 1922
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 128 t.
  • Length 145'
  • Beam 17' 10"
  • Draft 8' 6"
  • Depth of hold 9' 4"
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 22
  • Armament: Two 1-pounders
  • Propulsion: Two Almy water-tube boilers, one 432hp verticle triple-expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Vergana 105k Photographed prior to her World War I Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102350
    Naval Historical Center
    USS Vergana (SP 519)
    Vergana 290k c. October - November 1918
    In the Mare Island channel
    U.S. Navy photo
    Darryl Baker
    Vergana 226k
    Vergana 259k
    Vergana 229k

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Gustava Dahlgren, USNRF10 July 1917 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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