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Photo # NH 98600-KN:  USS Aloha (SP-317).  Artwork by  Fred S. Cozzens, 1919

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"SP" #s and "ID" #s -- World War I Era Patrol Vessels and other Acquired Ships and Craft
numbered from SP-300 through SP-399


This page covers World War I era acquired vessels numbered in the "SP" and "ID" series from SP-300 through SP-399, plus some that were given numbers but not acquired.


See the list below to locate photographs of individual ships and craft numbered in the "SP" and "ID" series from SP-300 through SP-399.

For lists of "SP" and "ID" series ships and craft in other number ranges, see:

  • "SP" #s and "ID" #s -- World War I Era Patrol Vessels and other Acquired Ships and Craft.

    If the "SP"/"ID" vessel you want does not have an active link on this page, or the other pages of this series, and the statement "no image available" is lacking, contact the Photographic Section concerning other research options.


    World War I era acquired vessels numbered from SP-300 through SP-399:

    • SP-301: Sans Souci II. 50-foot motor boat, 1907. USN: Sans Souci II, 1917-1919
    • SP-303: George P. Squires. 218 gross ton fishing vessel, 1900. USN: George P. Squires, 1917-1918. No image available
    • SP-308: Spray II. 41 gross ton motor boat, 1911. No U.S. Navy service. No image available
    • SP-309: Mikawe. 65-foot motor boat, 1916. USN: Mikawe, 1917-1919

    • SP-310: Raboco. 39 gross ton motor boat, 1913. USN: Raboco, 1917-1919. No image available
    • SP-311: Onward. 157-ton steam yacht, 1906. Also named Galatea, Ungava and Thelma Phoebe. USN: Onward, 1917-1919
    • SP-312: G.H. McNeal. 244 gross ton fishing vessel, 1911. USN: G.H. McNeal, 1917-1919
    • SP-313: Otis W. Douglas. 295 gross ton fishing vessel, 1912. USN: Otis W. Douglas, 1917-1919
    • SP-314: M.M. Davis. 298 gross ton fishing vessel, 1912. USN: M.M. Davis, 1917-1919
    • SP-315: Wilbert A. Edwards. 660 gross ton fishing vessel, 1911. USN: Wilbert A. Edwards, 1917-1919
    • SP-317: Aloha. 659 gross ton steam yacht, 1910. USN: Aloha, 1917-1919
    • SP-318: Dolphin. Fishing Vessel, 1908. Also Named Virginia. No U.S. Navy service
    • SP-319: John A. Palmer Jr.. 282 gross ton fishing vessel. USN: John A. Palmer Jr., 1917-1919

    • SP-321: Druid. 539 gross ton steam yacht, 1902. USN: Druid, 1917-1919
    • SP-322: W.L. Messick. 237 gross ton fishing vessel, 1911. USN: W.L. Messick, 1917-1919
    • SP-323: Joseph F. Bellows. 315 gross ton fishing vessel, 1912. USN: Joseph F. Bellows, 1917-1919
    • SP-326: A. Brook Taylor. 295 gross ton fishing vessel, 1913. No U.S. Navy service
    • SP-327: George H. Bradley. 99 gross ton fishing vessel, 1871. USN: George H. Bradley, 1917-1919
    • SP-328: Margaret. 273 gross ton fishing vessel, 1912. USN: Margaret (renamed SP-328 in 1918), 1917-1919

    • SP-332: Peter G. Struven. 254 gross ton fishing vessel, 1907. USN: Peter G. Struven, 1917-1919. No image available.
    • SP-333: Kenneth L. McNeal. 331 gross ton fishing vessel, 1913. USN: Kenneth L. McNeal, 1917-1919(?)
    • SP-336: Spartan. 226 gross ton tug, 1912. USN: Spartan, 1917-1919
    • SP-339: Crest. 244-ton fishing vessel, 1911. USN: Crest, 1917-1919

    • SP-340: Whitecap. 303-ton fishing vessel, 1916. USN: Whitecap, 1917-1919
    • SP-341: Surf. 252 gross ton fishing vessel, 1911. USN: Surf, 1917-1919
    • SP-342: Wasaka III. 15 gross ton motor boat, 1912. USN: Wasaka III, 1917-1919. No image available
    • SP-343: Nemesis. 10 gross ton auxiliary sailing boat, 1896. USN: Nemesis, 1917-1918. No image available
    • SP-344: Comber. 303 gross ton fishing vessel, 1916. USN: Comber, 1917-1919
    • SP-345: Aurora. 234 gross ton harbor tug, 1906. Also named Haverstraw. USN: Aurora, 1917-1919
    • SP-346: Edgar F. Coney. 153 gross ton tug, 1904. USN: Edgar F. Coney, 1917-1919
    • SP-347: Freehold. 220 gross ton tug, 1903. USN: Freehold, 1917-1919

    • SP-350: Roselle. 220-ton harbor tug, 1903. Later named Fearless. USN: Roselle, 1917-1917
    • SP-352: Reliable. Motor boat. No U.S. Navy service. No image available
    • SP-354: Wadena. 38 gross ton motor boat, 1913. Also named Chipper. USN: Wadena, 1917-1919. No image available
    • SP-356: Mary Louise. Motor boat. USN: Mary Louise, 1917-1917. No image available
    • SP-359: Wyandance. 21 gross ton motor boat. USN: Wyandance, 1917-1918. No image available

    • SP-361: Voyager. 52-foot motor boat. USN: Voyager, 1917-1919
    • SP-364: Ponce. 18 gross ton motor boat. USN: Ponce, 1917-1917. No image available
    • SP-366: Charles P. Crawford. 171 gross ton tug, 1915. USN: Charles P. Crawford, 1917-1919
    • SP-367: Alice. 60-foot motor boat, 1913. USN: Alice, 1917-1919
    • SP-369: Ranger. 213 gross ton fishing vessel, 1882. USN: Ranger, 1918-1919. No image available

    • SP-370: Nonpareil. 167 gross ton tug, 1904. USN: Nonpareil (later redesignated YT-40), 1917-1921. No image available
    • SP-371: Absegami. 75-foot motor boat, 1916. USN: Absegami, 1917-1918
    • SP-372: Drusilla. 83' 9" motor boat, 1914. USN: Drusilla, 1917-1918
    • SP-375: Warren J. Courtney. 276 gross ton fishing vessel, 1912. USN: Warren J. Courtney, 1917-1919
    • SP-377: Phillip K. Bauman. 204 gross ton fishing vessel, 1912. USN: Phillip K. Bauman, 1917-1918. No image available
    • SP-379: George H. Johnson. 110-foot steam lighter. No U.S. Navy service

    • SP-380: Elizabeth M. Froelich. 144 gross ton fishing vessel, 1892. USN: Elizabeth M. Froelich, 1917-1919. No image is available, or known to exist
    • SP-382: Avis. 52-foot motor boat, 1908. USN: Avis, 1917-1918
    • SP-383: City of Lewes. 254 gross ton fishing vessel, 1912. USN: City of Lewes (also known as Lewes), 1917-1919(?)
    • SP-384: Rehoboth. 254 gross ton fishing vessel. USN: Rehoboth, 1917-1917. No image available
    • SP-385: Henlopen. 580-ton fishing vessel, 1912. USN: Henlopen, 1917-1918. No image available
    • SP-388: Ionita. 55-foot motor boat, 1914. USN: Ionita, 1917-1919
    • SP-389: Kajeruna. 147 gross ton steam yacht, 1902. Also named Hauoli and Seminole. USN: Kajeruna, 1917-1919

    • SP-390: Catherine Johnson. 196 gross ton steam lighter, 1913. Also named Edith B.. USN: Catherine Johnson (renamed Freight Lighter # 161 and later YF-161 and YC-660), 1918-1932
    • SP-391: Thetis. 97.6-ton steam yacht, 1901. USN: Thetis, 1917-1920
    • SP-392: Montauk. 161 gross ton fishing vessel, 1880. USN: Montauk, 1917-1918. No image available
    • SP-396: Natoya. 44½-foot motor boat, 1909. USN: Natoya, 1917-1919
    • SP-397: Mary Alice. 180 gross ton yacht, 1897. USN: Mary Alice, 1917-1918
    • SP-398: Letitia. Motor Boat. No U.S. Navy service. No image available
    • SP-399: Legonia II. 168-foot steam yacht, 1909. Also named Walucia and Lydonia. USN: Legonia II, 1917-1921

    For lists of "SP" and "ID" series ships and craft in other number ranges, see:

  • "SP" #s and "ID" #s -- World War I Era Patrol Vessels and other Acquired Ships and Craft.


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