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Felicia (SP 642)

Call sign:
George - Sail - Have - Mike

Call sign (1919):
Nan - Unit - Cast - Sail

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1898 by the J. N. Robbins Co., Brooklyn, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 21 June 1917 from Jesse H. Metcalf of Providence, RI
  • Commissioned 29 June 1917
  • Decommissioned 25 August 1919 at Brooklyn
  • Struck from the Navy list in September 1919
  • Sold 25 March 1920
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 213 t.
  • Length 179'
  • Beam 20' 1"
  • Draft 7' 6"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 49
  • Armament: Three 3-pounders, two machine guns and one depth charge projector Y-gun
  • Propulsion: Two Seabury boilers, one 1,000hp vertical triple expansion steam, one shaft.
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    Felicia 104k Underway prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100548
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