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Photo # 80-G-1017185:  USS Velocipede in Florida waters, near Miami, 31 July 1918

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"SP" #s and "ID" #s -- World War I Era Patrol Vessels and other Acquired Ships and Craft
numbered from SP-1200 through SP-1299


This page covers World War I era acquired vessels numbered in the "SP" and "ID" series from SP-1200 through SP-1299, 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-1200 through SP-1299.

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-1200 through SP-1299:

    • SP-1202: Maggie. 606 gross ton barge, 1869. USN: Maggie, 1917-1920. No image available
    • SP-1203: Margaret Anderson. 5 gross ton motor boat, 1907. USN: Margaret Anderson, 1917-1918
    • SP-1204: Pilgrim. 98-ton motor boat, 1893. USN: Pilgrim, 1917-1919
    • SP-1205: John B. Robins. 19 gross ton motor boat. USN: John B. Robins, 1917-1918. No image available
    • SP-1206: Anna Belle. 37.9-foot motor boat, 1898. USN: Anna Belle, 1917-1918
    • SP-1207: Hazel. 6-ton motor boat. USN: Hazel, 1917-1919. No image available
    • SP-1208: Ocoee. 67½-foot motor boat, 1911. USN: Ocoee, 1917-1919
    • SP-1209: Ellen. 23-ton motor boat, 1917. USN: Ellen and SP-1209, 1917-1919

    • SP-1211: Lucille Ross. 49 gross ton tug, 1893. USN: Lucille Ross, 1917-1919
    • SP-1212: Inca. 23-ton motor boat, 1917. Originally Herreshoff # 314. USN: Inca and SP-1212, 1917-1919
    • SP-1213: Luckenbach # 3. 434 gross ton tug, 1899. USN: Montauk, 1917-1920
    • SP-1214: Mirna. Motor boat, 1911. USN: Mirna, 1917-1918. No image available
    • ID # 1215: Harvest Queen. 275 gross ton barge, 1857. USN: Harvest Queen, 1917-1920. No image available
    • SP-1216: Rose Mary. 35 gross ton motor boat, 1917. USN: Rose Mary, 1917-1918
    • ID # 1217: De Grasse. 81' 2 1/2" steam boat, 1918. USN: De Grasse, 1918-1918
    • SP-1218: Herreshoff # 309. 25-ton steam boat, 1917. USN: Herreshoff # 309, 1917-1918
    • SP-1219: Pearl. Motor boat, 1912. USN: Pearl, 1917-1918. No image available

    • ID # 1221: Hildegarde. 184 gross ton barge, 1897. USN: Hildegarde, 1917-1919. No image available
    • ID # 1222: New England. 579-ton tug, 1907. USN: New England, 1917-1919. No image available
    • SP-1223: Emma. 11 gross ton motor boat, 1891. USN: Emma, 1917-1918. No image available
    • SP-1224: Onset. 5 gross ton motor boat. USN: Onset, 1917-1918. No image available
    • SP-1225: Charlie B. Mason. 45-foot motor boat, 1900. USN: Charlie B. Mason, 1917-1918
    • ID # 1227: Patchogue. 135 gross ton ferryboat, 1912. USN: Patchogue (later redesignated YFB-1227), 1917-1922
    • SP-1228: Acoma. 60-foot motor boat, 1917. USN: Acoma, 1917-1918
    • SP-1229: Liberty # 3. 118 gross ton pilot boat schooner, 1896. USN: Liberty # 3, 1917-1919

    • SP-1230: Louise # 2. 102 gross ton pilot boat schooner, 1900. USN: Louise # 2, 1917-1919
    • SP-1231: L.A. Dempsey. 41 gross ton tug, 1890. USN: L.A. Dempsey, 1917-1919
    • SP-1232: Luckenbach # 1. 900-ton tug, 1898. USN: Barnegat, 1917-1920. No image is available, or known to exist
    • SP-1233: Nokomis. 303 gross ton steam yacht, 1914. USN: Kwasind, 1917-1919
    • SP-1234: Cigarette. 125-foot steam yacht, 1905. USN: Cigarette, 1917-1920
    • SP-1235: Charles P. Kuper. 51 gross ton tug, 1892. USN: Charles P. Kuper, 1917-1919
    • ID # 1236: Shannon. 350 gross ton barge, 1908. USN: Shannon, 1917-1919. No image available
    • ID # 1237: General Knox. 1587 gross ton barge, 1881. USN: General Knox, 1917-1919
    • SP-1238 (later probably ID # 1238): Carrie Clark. 1298 gross ton barge, 1874. USN: Carrie Clark, 1917-1919
    • ID # 1239: W.F. Babcock. 2128 gross ton barge, 1882. USN: W.F. Babcock, 1917-1919

    • SP-1240: Seneca. 2208 gross ton schooner barge, 1884. USN: Seneca, 1917-1919
    • SP-1241: Washington. 1724 gross ton barge, 1879. Also named Manuel Llaguno. USN: Washington, 1917-1917
    • SP-1242: Protector. 92¾-foot tug, 1882. Apparently no U.S. Navy service
    • SP-1243: Josephine. 32-ton motor yacht, 1905. USN: Josephine, 1917-1918
    • SP-1244 (later ID # 1244): Joseph M. Clark. 93 gross ton tug, 1899. USN: Joseph M. Clark, 1917-1918
    • SP-1247: Commander. 61.2-foot motor boat, 1917. USN: Commander, 1918-1919
    • SP-1248: J. Alvah Clark. 45 gross ton tug, 1891. USN: J. Alvah Clark, 1918-1919. No image available
    • SP-1249: Ostrich. 38-ton motor boat, 1909. USN: Ostrich, 1917-1918

    • SP-1250: Luckenbach Number 4. 405 gross ton tug, 1913. USN: Nahant, 1917-1928
    • SP-1251: Natalia. 55-foot motor boat, 1909. USN: Natalia, 1917-1918
    • SP-1252: Stinger. 80.5-foot steam boat, 1917. USN: Stinger, 1917-1919
    • SP-1254: Old Colony. 4779 gross ton coastal passenger steamer, 1907. USN: Old Colony, 1917-1918
    • SP-1255: Massachusetts. 3746-ton coastal passenger steamship, 1907. USN: Shawmut, 1917-1965. Redesignated CM-4 in 1920. Renamed Oglala in 1928 and redesignated ARG-1 in 1943.
    • ID # 1256: Bunker Hill. 4779 gross ton coastal passenger steamship, 1907. USN: Aroostook, 1917-1943. Redesignated CM-3 in 1920 and AK-44 in 1941
    • SP-1258: Velocipede. 60-foot motor boat, 1917. USN: Velocipede, 1917-1919
    • SP-1259: Grayling. 4 gross ton motor boat, 1915. USN: Grayling and SP-1259, 1917-1918

    • SP-1260: Marie. 16 gross ton motor boat, 1901. USN: Marie and SP-1260, 1917-1919
    • ID # 1261: Gap. 116 gross ton barge. USN: Gap, 1917-19??. No image available
    • ID # 1266: Fortuna. 320 gross ton barge. USN: Fortuna, 1917-19??. No image available

    • ID # 1270: Adirondack. 3644 gross ton river passenger steamer, 1896. USN: Adirondack, 1917-1919
    • ID # 1272: J.B. Walker. 2136 gross ton seagoing barge, 1879. USN: J.B. Walker, 1918-1919
    • ID # 1275: Bouker No. 2. 179 gross ton tug, 1904. USN: Bouker No. 2 (later redesignated YT-30), 1918-1922
    • ID # 1279: J.M. Guffey. 2520 gross ton tanker, 1902. USN: J.M. Guffey, 1918-1919

    • ID # 1280: Henry R. Mallory. 6200 gross ton passenger steamship, 1916. USN: Henry R. Mallory, 1918-1919
    • ID # 1282: Paulsboro. 14.410-ton freighter, 1916. No U.S. Navy service. No image available
    • ID # 1283: Daisy Archer. Motor boat. USN: Daisy Archer, 1917-1918. No image is available, or known to exist
    • SP-1284: Kangaroo. 62-foot 4-inch motor boat, 1917. USN: Kangaroo, 1917-1919
    • SP-1285: Daiquiri. 62-foot 4-inch motor boat, 1917. USN: Daiquiri, 1917-1920
    • SP-1286: Hull 132. Motor boat. USN: Hull 132, 1917(?)-1919(?). No image available
    • SP-1287: May Brown. Schooner, 1892. USN: May Brown and SP-1287, 1917-1918
    • SP-1288: Music. Motor boat, 1880. USN: Music, 1917-1918
    • SP-1289: Dorothy. 41-foot motor boat, 1911. USN: Dorothy, 1917-1918

    • SP-1290: Anemone IV. 127-foot motor ketch, 1899. USN: Anemone IV and SP-1290, 1917-1919
    • SP-1291: Snark. 62-foot 4-inch motor boat, 1917. USN: Snark, 1917-1919
    • SP-1292: Helen Baughman. Schooner, 1894. USN: Helen Baughman, 1917-1918
    • ID # 1298: Harvard. 3731 gross ton coastal passenger steamship, 1907. USN: Charles, 1918-1920. Briefly named Harvard in 1918 and in 1920

    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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