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Ocoee (SP 1208)

Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Fox - Dog - Nan

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1911 by Matthews Boat Co., Port Clinton, OH
  • Acquired by the Navy 24 August 1917
  • Commissioned 17 September 1917
  • Found unsuitable for Naval service 5 July 1918
  • Struck from the Navy Register 5 July 1918
  • Returned to her owner 17 January 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 29 t.
  • Length 67' 6"
  • Beam 13'
  • Draft 4' 6"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Three (civilian)
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 32ihp gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Yacht Ocoee
    Ocoee 121k At a yachting facility, prior to World War I
    U.S.Navy photo NH 103549
    Naval Historical Center
    USS Ocoee (SP 1208)
    Ocoee 109k Photographed in port during World War I
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 102067
    Robert Hurst

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