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Wego (SP 1196)


  • Built by the Camden Anchor Rockland Machine Co., Camden, ME
  • Acquired by the Navy 9 August 1917 and commissioned the same day
  • Returned to her owner 1 October 1918
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 34' 5"
  • Beam 9'
  • Draft 2' 9"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Four
  • Armament: One machine gun.
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    Wego 87k c. 1917
    R. Buckminster Fuller at the helm, who later became a famous architect
    Gene Maresca

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Richard Buckminster Fuller, USNRF19 April 1917 - 8 October 1917
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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