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Mist (SP 567)

Steam Launch:

  • The second Mist was built in 1904 by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, RI
  • Commissioned 28 April 1917 at Boston, MA
  • Delivered to the Navy 12 May 1917
  • Returned to her owner 3 February 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 13 t.
  • Length 59'
  • Beam 8' 6"
  • Draft 2' 6"
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 11
  • Armament: Two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one 150hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Mist 85k In port, prior to her World War I era Naval service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99622
    Naval Historical Center
    Mist 84k Photographed prior to her World War I Naval service, with a man on her foredeck communicating via semaphore flags. She is flying the U.S. Yacht Ensign at her stern
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102036
    Naval Historical Center

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