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Herreshoff No. 321 (SP 2235)

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1917 by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, RI
  • Launched in December 1917
  • Acquired by the Navy 21 February 1918
  • Commissioned 24 March 1918
  • Sunk 7 October 1921 off the coast of southern California while being towed to Keyport, WA
  • Struck from the Navy list 8 October 1921.


  • Displacement 60 t.
  • Length 112' 5"
  • Beam 15' 1½"
  • Draft 4' 6"
  • Speed 21.7 kts.
  • Armament: One 6-pounder, one Y-Gun depth charge projector and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two Herreshoff boilers, two 300hp Herreshoff verticle triple-expansion steam engines, two shafts.
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    Herreshoff No. 321 51k c. 1917
    Under construction
    The Herreshoff Catalogue Raisonné website

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Walter E. Fowler, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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