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Photo # NH 101789:  USS Hetman, photographed circa 1917

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U.S. NAVY SHIPS -- Listed by Hull Number

"SP" #s and "ID" #s -- World War I Era Patrol Vessels and other Acquired Ships and Craft
numbered from SP-1100 through SP-1199


This page covers World War I era acquired vessels numbered in the "SP" and "ID" series from SP-1100 through SP-1199, 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-1100 through SP-1199.

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-1100 through SP-1199:

    • SP-1103: Empress. Motor boat, 1912. USN: Empress, 1917-1918
    • SP-1104: Cherokee. 82 gross ton steam yacht, 1903. USN: Cherokee, 1917-1919
    • SP-1105: Caroline. 42.5 foot motor boat, 1912. USN: Caroline, 1917-1918
    • SP-1106: Patrol 11. 16 gross ton motor boat, 1912. USN: Patrol 11, 1917-1918. No image available
    • SP-1109: Sayona II. 60 ½ foot motor boat, 1907. Also named Tip Top. USN: Sayona II, 1917-1918

    • SP-1113: Tinicum. 481 gross ton harbor freighter, 1905. USN: Tinicum, 1918-1919
    • SP-1114: Vision. 67 ½ foot motor boat, 1910. USN: Vision, 1917-1918
    • SP-1116: Monocacy. 617 gross ton tug, 1905. USN: Genesee, 1917-1942. Later designated AT-55
    • SP-1119: Waltham. 353 gross ton tug, 1898. No U.S. Navy service. No image available

    • SP-1121: Chase S. Osborne. 492-ton tug, 1906. USN: Chase S. Osborne, 1918-1921. Later designated YT-41
    • SP-1128: Conestoga. 617 gross ton tug, 1904. USN: Conestoga, 1917-1921. Later designated AT-54

    • SP-1136: Jack T. Scully. 220 gross ton tug, 1899. USN: Mariner, 1917-1918
    • SP-1138: Oneonta. 214 gross ton tug, 1910. USN: Oneonta, 1918-1919

    • SP-1144: Katrina. 66' 6" steam boat, 1913. USN: Katrina, 1917-1919
    • SP-1145: W.F. Marty. 5 gross ton motor boat, 1917. USN: W.F. Marty, 1917-1918. No image available
    • SP-1149: The Barnett. 194 gross ton tug, 1911. USN: Barnett, 1917-1936. Later designated YT-29

    • SP-1150: Greenport # 277. 20-ton motor boat, 1917. USN: Greenport # 277, later renamed Hetman, 1917-1921
    • SP-1151: Greenport Hull 278. 60-foot motor boat, 1917. USN: Greenport Hull 278, later renamed Russ, 1917-1921
    • SP-1158: Arctic. 197 gross ton tug, 1913. USN: Arctic, 1918-1919
    • SP-1159: Wasp. Motor boat, 1910. Probably no actual U.S. Navy service No image available

    • SP-1161: Francis B. Hackett. 194 gross ton tug, 1909. USN: Francis B. Hackett, later renamed Shenandoah (YT-36), 1918-1947.
    • SP-1163: Narragansett. 244 gross ferry steamer, 1905. USN: Narragansett, 1918-1944. Later redesignated YFB-1163 and renamed Taposa
    • SP-1169: Stephen W. McKeever Jr.. 223 gross ton fishing vessel, 1911. USN: Stephen W. McKeever Jr., 1917-1919.

    • SP-1175: Welcome. 40-foot motor boat, 1914. USN: Welcome, 1917-1919.
    • SP-1176: Gypsum Prince. 299 gross ton tug, 1917. No U.S. Navy service.

    • SP-1181: Gretchen. 11 gross ton motor boat, 1902. USN: Gretchen, 1917-1919.
    • SP-1182: Atlantic. 58-foot motor boat, 1903. USN: Atlantic, 1917-1919
    • ID # 1184: Grayce. Barge, 1906. USN: Grayce, later YF-120. No image available
    • ID # 1185: Sterling. Barge, 1910. USN: Sterling, later YF-122. No image available
    • SP-1186: Daisy. 69.2-foot motor boat, 1904. USN: Daisy, 1917-circa 1918
    • SP-1187: Verna & Esther. 12 gross ton motor boat, 1912. USN: Verna & Esther, 1917-1918
    • SP-1188: Jane II. 5 gross ton motor boat. USN: Jane II, 1917-1918
    • SP-1189: Cero. 40-foot motor boat, 1915. USN: Cero, 1917-1918

    • SP-1192: Vitesse. 60 foot motor boat, 1917. USN: Vitesse, 1917-1918
    • SP-1195: Rhebal. 52 foot 4 inch motor boat, 1917. USN: Rhebal, 1917-1919
    • SP-1196: We Go. Motor boat. USN: We Go, 1917-1919?. No image available
    • SP-1197: Hunch. Motor boat, 1907. USN: Hunch, 1917-1917 (very brief Navy service, if any). No image available

    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.


    To the best of our knowledge, the pictures provided in the "Online Library of Selected Images" are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.

    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the Online Library's digital images, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."


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