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US Army Personnel Boat Q-7

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

World War I Victory Medal

Q-1 Class Personnel Boat:
  • Built by Luders Marine Construction, Stamford, CT (YN 157)
  • Completed for Army as personnel boat Q-7, 1918
  • Operated in Florida out of Tampa and Key West, 1918 - 1921
  • Transferred to US Lighthouse Service as buoy boat Poppy, 1922
  • Placed out of service, 1938
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 61' 0"
    Beam 12' 8"
    Draft 7' 0"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    one Frisco Standard gas engine
    single propeller, 60 hp

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    33k Poppy at work during the 1920s, location unknown.
    Photo via
    John Spivey

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