Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 212390
Rig Steam Yacht

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 159.50
Width 24.66
Depth 14.00
Gross Tonnage 367.00
Net Tonnage 195.00
Hull Material Steel

Vessel History

History Sold to U.S. Navy July 14, 1917; commissioned August 25, 1917. Decommissioned at Boston, MA, September 26, 1917 and converted to armed patrol craft. Recommissioned November 16, 1917; departed Philadelphia, PA, on December 15, 1917, with SC-314 in tow for French, and arrived at Ponta Delgada, Azores on January 22, 1918. Following repairs, which lasted until May, 1919, used as interisland transport in Azores. Departed for Boston, June 7, 1919; decommissioned there on July 15, 1919. In 1920 towed to Portsmouth Navy Yard, NH, for use as receiving ship for submarine crews. Sold there on December 20, 1921.
Disposition Sold Haitian in 1924.

Build Information

Builder Pusey & Jones Co.
Place Built Wilmington, DE
Date Built 1914-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
GALATEA (SP-714)1917-00-001920-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
GALATEA (YP-714)1920-00-001921-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
E.M. Ford1914-00-001917-00-00U.S.212390
U.S. Navy1917-00-001921-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
A.A. Tamos1921-00-001922-00-00U.S.212390
James M. Buckner1922-00-001924-00-00U.S.212390