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Hiawatha (ID 2892)


  • The second Hiawatha was built in 1903 by Brown and Son, Tottenville, Staten Island, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 1 August 1918 and commissioned the same day at New York
  • Decommissioned 5 December 1918
  • Struck from the Navy Register 30 April 1919
  • Returned to her owner 5 May 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 164 t.
  • Length 65' 6"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 7' 11"
  • Speed 8 kts.
  • Complement: Five
  • Propulsion: One 125hp vertical single expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Hiawatha 65k Probably photographed prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101790
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