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Raeo

 

(SP - 588: tonnage 46; length 73; beam 15; draft 411; speed 10.5 knots; complement 12; armament 1 1-pounder, 1 machine gun)

 

Raeo (SP-588) was built in 1908 by the City Island Shipbuilding Co., City Island, N.Y.; purchased by the Navy from W. Schall, New York City; and commissioned 19 May 1917.

 

Throughout World War I, Raeo operated on section patrol out of Newport, R.I., with the forces of the 2d Naval District. She was transferred to the Bureau of Fisheries 17 October 1919 and was struck from the Navy list 21 October 1919.


14 September 2005