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Calumet (SP 723)

Civilian call sign:
King - Tare - Dog - Quack

Patrol Yacht:

  • The second Calumet was built in 1903 by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA for Charles G. Emery of Clayton, NY
  • Acquired by James A. Farrell of New York, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 9 September 1917
  • Commissioned USS Calumet (SP 723), 7 December 1917
  • Decommissioned 11 January 1919 at New York and returned to her owner
  • Acquired in 1927 by A. Atwater Kent of Philadelphia, PA
  • Acquired in 1929 by Alesio Serentine of Everett, MA
  • Acquired in 1930 by DeNeal H. Samuel of New York
  • Acquired in 1931 by Thomas F. Cain of Washington, DC
  • Acquired in 1934 by James A. Kenny of New York and renamed Kehtoh
  • Abandoned in 1936.


  • Displacement 153 t.
  • Length 147'
  • Beam 17' 5"
  • Draft 7' 9"
  • Speed 11 kts.
  • Complement 42
  • Armament: Two 6-pounders and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One Lawley boiler, one 700hp triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Calumet 91k Photographed prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99587
    Naval Historical Center
    Calumet 77k Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG John J. Phelps, USNRF7 December 1917 - 1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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