Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online:
Section Patrol Photo Archive

Star I (SP 1351)

Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Cast - George - Have


  • Laid down in 1912 by the Seattle Construction and Dry Dock Co., Seattle, WA
  • Ordered delivered to the Navy 24 December 1917
  • Acquired by the Navy 19 January 1918
  • Commissioned 30 March 1918
  • Struck from the Navy list 12 February 1919 and returned to her owner
  • Registered in 1923 to the United States Whaling Company of Ketchikan, AK
  • Sold in 1924 to a Norwegian Co.
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 248 t.
  • Length 106' 1"
  • Beam 21' 2"
  • Draft 8' 6"
  • Speed 11 kts.
  • Complement 22
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one 500hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
    Click on thumbnail
    for full size image
    Size Image Description Source
    Star I
    Star I 135k Underway prior to her World War I Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100247
    Naval Historical Center
    Star I 99k In a West Coast area port, prior to her World War I Navy service
    U.S. Navy photos NH 102239 and NH 102240
    Star I 165k
    USS Star I (SP 1351)
    Star I 100k Dressed with flags while in port, circa 1918-1919
    Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2009
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 106601
    Robert Hurst
    Photo added 3 June 2022

    View the Star I (SP 1351)
    DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back to the Section Patrol (SP) Photo Index

    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

    This page created by Joseph M. Radigan and maintained by David Wright
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History