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ex-Miramar (SP 672)

Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Watch - Cast - Tare


  • Built in 1907 as Lillian II by Williams-Whittelsey Co., Long Island City, NY
  • Renamed Miramar
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 August 1917
  • Commissioned USS Miramar (SP 672), 31 August 1917
  • Renamed SP-672 in 1918
  • Returned to her owner 30 December 1918, W. C. Semple of Louisville, KY
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 44 t.
  • Length 76'
  • Beam 15'
  • Draft 3' 9"
  • Speed 10.4 kts.
  • Complement 11
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: Two 37hp 4-cylinder Standard gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SP-672 104k Photographed during World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102034
    Naval Historical Center

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS F. F. Hansell, Jr., USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history currently available for SP-672
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