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Photo #  NH 101818:  Steamer Moccasin, ex-Prinz Joachim.  Probably photographed in 1917.  The last World War I veteran to visit the Photographic Section served in this ship.

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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-1300 through SP-1399


This page covers World War I era acquired vessels numbered in the "SP" and "ID" series from SP-1300 through SP-1399, 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-1300 through SP-1399.

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-1300 through SP-1399:

    • ID # 1301: Mundelta. 5288 gross ton freighter, 1917. USN: Mundelta, 1918-1919
    • ID # 1303: Howick Hall. 8097-ton freighter, 1910. USN: Howick Hall, 1918-1919
    • ID # 1305: Saratoga. 9450-ton passenger ship, 1907. USN: Mercy (redesignated AH-4, 1920), 1918-1939
    • ID # 1308: Jean. 3125 gross ton freighter, 1909. USN: Jean, 1918-1919
    • SP-1309: Resolute. 453 gross ton tug, 1916. USN: Resolute, 1918-1919

    • ID # 1314: Dolphin. 480-ton open barge, 1903. USN: Coal Barge # 518, 1917-1919
    • ID # 1315: Atglen. 150 gross ton barge, 1900. USN: Probable service as Atglen, 1917-1919
    • ID # 1317: Frazer. 116 gross ton barge. USN: Frazer, 1917-1919(?). No image available
    • ID # 1319: Winifred. 2551 gross ton freighter and tanker, 1898. USN: Winifred, 1918-1919

    • ID # 1320: Suwanee. 6579 gross ton freighter. Also named Mark and, later, Poznam. USN: Suwanee, 1919-1919.
    • ID # 1321: Jeannette Skinner. 5700 gross ton freighter, 1917. USN: Jeannette Skinner, 1918-1919
    • ID # 1322: Moccasin. 9060-ton passenger-cargo steamer, 1903. Also named Prinz Joachim and, later, Porto Rico. Moccasin, 1918-1919
    • ID # 1323: Oregonian. 5648 gross ton freighter, 1901. USN: Oregonian, 1918-1919
    • ID # 1324: Radiant. 81 gross ton tug, 1903. No U.S. Navy service
    • ID # 1325: Kerlew. 3563 gross ton freighter, 1906. Originally named Virginia and, from 1922, Mount Sidney. USN: Kerlew, 1918-1919
    • ID # 1326: Vaterland. 58,000-ton passenger liner, 1914. USN: Leviathan (initially named Vaterland), 1917-1919
    • SP-1328: Governor R.M. McLane. 144-ton fishing vessel, 1884. USN: Governor R.M. McLane, 1917-1918
    • ID # 1329: Brilliant. 81 gross ton tug, 1903. No U.S. Navy service

    • ID # 1335: Buenaventura. 4881 gross ton freighter, 1913. USN: Buenaventura, 1918-1918. Name also spelled Buena Ventura.
    • SP-1336: Frolic. Schooner, 1884. USN: Frolic, 1917-1918. No image available

    • ID # 1351: Star # 1. 196 gross ton whaler, 1912. USN: Star 1, 1918-1919
    • ID # 1352: San Juan. 284 gross ton salvage ship, 1904. USN: San Juan, 1918-1919
    • ID # 1354: Texan. 8615 gross ton freighter, 1902. USN: Texan, 1918-1919
    • SP-1355: Buck. 33' 6" motor boat, 1911. USN: Buck (renamed SP-1355, 1918), 1917-1918
    • ID # 1359: Charlton Hall. 4749 gross ton freighter, 1907. USN: Charlton Hall, 1918-1919

    • ID # 1364: Cubore. 7151 gross ton bulk carrier, 1917. No U.S. Navy service. No image is available, or known to exist
    • ID # 1365: General W.C. Gorgas. 4689 gross ton passenger-cargo ship, 1902. Originally named Prinz Sigismund. USN: General W.C. Gorgas, 1919-1919

    • SP-1370: House Boat A-1. Houseboat. USN: House Boat A-1, 1917(?)-1919(?). No image available
    • ID # 1377: Mifflin. 150 gross ton barge. USN: Mifflin, 1917(?)-1919(?). No image available

    • ID # 1380: Caspian. 80.6-foot harbor tug, 1912. No U.S. Navy service
    • ID # 1385: Favorite. 1223 gross ton salvage tug, 1907. USN: Favorite (later designated IX-45), 1918-1920 & 1940-1948
    • ID # 1389: Phillips. 36 gross ton tug, 1901. USN: Phillips (renamed SP-1389, 1918), 1917-1918. No image available

    • ID # 1390: Underwriter. 170 gross ton tug, 1881. USN: Underwriter (later renamed Adirondack and redesignated YT-44), 1918-1922
    • ID # 1391: Derry. 435 gross ton barge, 1894. USN: Derry, 1917-1919
    • ID # 1395: Nansemond. 13,333 gross passenger-cargo ship, 1896. Also named Pennsylvania. USN: Nansemond, 1919-1919
    • ID # 1396: Luna. Barge. USN: Luna (renamed Coal Barge # 520), 1917(?)-1919(?). No image available
    • ID # 1397: Leo. Barge. USN: Leo (renamed Coal Barge # 519), 1917(?)-1919(?). 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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