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Jimetta (SP 878)

Motor Yacht:

  • Built in 1915 as Francis II by the New York Yacht, Launch and Engine Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 17 July 1917
  • Commissioned Jimetta (SP 878), 11 September 1917
  • Decommissioned and returned to her owner 11 December 1918
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 17 t.
  • Length 60'
  • Beam 14'
  • Draft 3' 6"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 10
  • Armament one 3-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 75hp 6-cylinder Twentieth Century gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Jimetta 81k Photographed c. 1915-17 by Edwin Levick, of New York
    U.S. Navy photos NH 101361 and NH 101943
    Naval Historical Center
    Jimetta 74k

    Commanding Officers
    01Chief Boatswain's Mate H. A. Holland, USNRF11 September 1917
    02ENS Frederick H. Shadbolt, USNRF1918
    03ENS Henry A. Hollemann, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    View Jimetta (SP 878) DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway website
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