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Bouker No. 2 (YT 30)
ex-Bouker No. 2 (SP 1275)

Bouker No. 2 served both the U. S. Navy and the City of Norfolk, VA


  • Built in 1904 as Robert Rogers by A. C. Brown and Sons, Tottenville, Staten Island, NY
  • Renamed Bouker No. 2
  • Acquired by the Navy 14 December 1917
  • Placed in service as USS Bouker No. 2 (SP 1275), 17 August 1918
  • Designated YT-30, 17 July 1920
  • Transferred to the city of Norfolk, Virginia in August 1921
  • Returned to the Navy 15 June 1922
  • Sold 25 July 1922 and struck from the Navy list
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 179 t.
  • Length 103'
  • Beam 25' 9"
  • Draft 11'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Two - Later 11
  • Propulsion: One marine leg boiler, one 700hp vertical compound steam engine, one shaft.
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    Bouker No. 2 94k Photographed prior to her World War I Navy service.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 95894
    Naval Historical Center
    Bouker No. 2 110k Underway prior to her World War I Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100900

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