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Photo # NH 96307:  Tug Howard Greene in the ice, circa 1917.  She became USS Howard Greene and, later, USS Catawba

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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 ID # 2200 through ID # 2299


This page covers World War I era acquired vessels numbered in the "SP" and "ID" series from ID # 2200 through ID # 2299, 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 ID # 2200 through ID # 2299.

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 ID # 2200 through ID # 2299:

    • ID # 2200: Howard Greene. 230-ton tug, 1917. USN: Howard Greene, 1918-1946. Later renamed Catawba and redesignated YT-32 and YTM-32

    • ID # 2211: Bella. 1272 gross ton freighter, 1906. USN: Bella, 1918-1920
    • ID # 2213: Cacique. 6202 gross ton freighter, 1910. USN: Cacique, 1918-1919
    • ID # 2215: Democracy. 4430 gross ton freighter, 1917. Originally named Jupiter. USN: Democracy, 1918-1919
    • ID # 2217: Coronado. 5989 gross ton freighter, 1918. No U.S. Navy service. Note: Ship linked is probably the one that had this number

    • ID # 2221: Richmond. 99 gross ton tug, 1891. Also named Pier. USN: Richmond and SP-2221, 1918-1919. No image available
    • ID # 2222: Puritan. 1762 gross ton coastal passenger steamer, 1901. USN: Puritan, 1918-1919
    • ID # 2225: Navigator. 414 gross ton tug, 1898. USN: Navigator, 1918-1947. Later redesignated YT-39 and YTB-39
    • ID # 2226: Muscatine. 4430 gross ton freighter, 1918. Also named Stian. USN: Muscatine, 1918-1919

    • SP-2230: Hull 927. Motor boat. USN: Helenita, 1918(?)-1923. No image available
    • SP-2232: Herreshoff 308. 60 gross ton steam boat, 1917. USN: Herreshoff 308, 1918-1924. No image available
    • SP-2235: Herreshoff 321. 60 gross ton steam boat, 1917. USN: Herreshoff 321, 1918-1921

    • ID # 2253: Santiago. 7792-ton freighter, 1906. Also named Tabaristan. USN: Santiago, 1918-1919. No image available

    • ID # 2266: Visitor. 50 gross ton tug, 1883. USN: Visitor, 1917-1918. No image available
    • ID # 2269: Curacao. 1961.6 gross ton oil barge, 1917. USN: Fuel Oil Barge # 36 (later YO-36) 1918-1921

    • ID # 2270: Silver Shell. 5606 gross ton tanker, 1915. No U.S. Navy service.
    • SP-2274: Calvert. 22 gross ton motor boat, 1910. USN: Calvert, 1917-1918. No image is available, or known to exist
    • ID # 2279: Clio. 199 gross ton harbor freight boat, 1909. USN: Clio, 1918-1922

    • ID # 2282: Felix Taussig. 6253 gross ton freighter, 1917. USN: Felix Taussig, 1918-1919
    • SP-2284: General Putnam. 205 gross ton coastal passenger vessel, 1902. USN: General Putnam, 1918-1919
    • ID # 2285: H.A. Baxter. Tug, 1889. Also named N.P. Dolane. USN: H.A. Baxter, 1918-1918 (possibly no active USN service). No image available
    • ID # 2289: Jack Scully. 98 gross ton harbor tug, 1891. Also named H.M.C. Smith. No U.S. Navy service

    • ID # 2290: Princess Matoika. 10,911 gross ton passenger ship, 1900. Also named Kiautschou, Princess Alice, President Arthur and City of Honolulu. USN: Princess Matoika, 1918-1919
    • ID # 2291: K.I. Luckenbach. 9052 gross ton freighter, 1918. USN: K.I. Luckenbach, 1918-1919
    • ID # 2292: American. 5650 gross ton freighter, 1900. USN: American, 1918-1919
    • ID # 2298: Alexander H. Erickson. 59.5 gross ton tug, 1917. USN: Alexander H. Erickson, 1918-1919
    • ID # 2299: Peerless. 275-ton tug, 1899. USN: Peerless, 1918(?)-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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