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Breaker (ID 1707)

Civilian call sign:
Love - Dog - Fox - Have


  • Built in 1912 by the Fore River Shipbuilding Co., Quincy, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 13 June 1918
  • Commissioned 29 July 1918 at Boston, MA
  • Decommissioned in January 1919
  • Struck from the Navy list 2 April 1919 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 450 t.
  • Length 119' 8"
  • Beam 22' 6"
  • Draft 12' 9"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 33
  • Armament one 3"/50 mount and one 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one 270hp triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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