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Vaud J. (SP 3361)

Motor Launch:

  • Built in 1907 by Thomas Johnson, Wildwood, NJ
  • Acquired by the Navy 27 September 1918
  • Struck from the Navy list and sold 30 June 1919 to the Chesapeake Water Supply Co. of Norfolk, VA
  • Sold in 1924 to Hurley Booye of Cape May, NJ
  • Sold in 1930 to Harry Mogok of Cape May
  • Registered in 1933 to Frank P. Canning of Philadelphia, PA as the passenger vessel Relience
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 63 t.
    1933 - 49 t.
  • Length 101'
    1933 - 89.7'
  • Beam 19' 8"
  • Draft 4' 6"
    1933 - 5.5'
  • Speed 8.6 kts.
  • Complement: Eight
    1933 - Five
  • Propulsion: Two 4-cylinder, 50hp gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Vaud J. 123k Photographed prior to World War I, with interurban railroad cars behind her
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102343
    Naval Historical Center

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