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Edorea (SP 549)

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1909 as Monaloa by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Renamed Wonaloa and Edorea
  • Acquired by the Navy 27 July 1917 and commissioned USS Edorea (SP 549) the same day
  • Decommissioned 10 December 1918 and returned to her owner, Henry O. Rea
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 104 t.
  • Length 137' 4"
  • Beam 15' 8"
  • Draft 7' 8"
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 25
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two 300hp Speedway 6-cylinder gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Yacht Monaloa
    Edorea 96k In a harbor, prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 103631
    Naval Historical Center
    USS Edorea (SP 549)
    Edorea 74k In an icy port in 1918, probably in the Delaware Bay area. Other section patrol (SP) boats are at left.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 54347
    Naval Historical Center

    Commanding Officers
    01LT J. G. N. Whitaker, USNRF27 July 1917
    02LT M. G. Belknap, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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