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Hopkins (SP 3294)

Hopkins served both the U. S. Navy and Army

Section Patrol:

  • Built in 1917 by the Hahnes Co., Portsmouth, VA
  • Acquired by the Navy in September 1918
  • Purchased by the Navy 3 October 1918 from the Hopkins Fish and Oyster Co., Norfolk, VA and placed in service the same day
  • Ordered sold 15 November 1919
  • Transferred to the War Department 4 March 1920
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 34 t.
  • Length 62' 10"
  • Beam 16'
  • Draft 4'
  • Speed 10.4 kts.
  • Propulsion: One 6-cylinder, 75hp Palmer gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Hopkins 86k Probably photographed off Norfolk, Virginia, in 1917
    U.S. Navy photo NH 96306
    Naval Historical Center
    Hopkins 85k In port, possibly when she was inspected by the Fifth Naval District at Norfolk, Virginia, on 20 August 1918
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 96376
    Robert Hurst

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