Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 211638
Rig Steam Yacht

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 200.50
Width 27.00
Depth 17.25
Gross Tonnage 552.00
Net Tonnage 308.00
Hull Material Steel

Vessel History

Rebuilds U.S. Navy dimensions, 1917 (170 x 27 x 9.25). Repowered, rebuilt, and lengthened by American Ship Building Co., in 1925 (206.42 x 27 x 17; 726 gross - 407 net). U.S. Navy dimensions, 1940 (214.5 x 26.58 x 13; 790 displaced).
History Sold to U.S. Navy, November 25, 1940, Lt. Comdr. W.H. Meyer, commanding; commissioned as PY-15 (USS CORAL) on February 27, 1941. Made two Naval Reserve cruises from Philadelphia in June, 1941. Sailed on August 30, 1941 to October 8, 1941, out of Newport, RI, on inshore patrol duty, then departed for training exercises at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Following, was with Service Squadron 9, at Key West, FL. Decommissioned on August 12, 1943; recommissioned on August 27, 1943, and served as escort convoy to Norfolk, VA, arriving there on September 6, 1943. Decommissioned on September 10, 1943, and laid up. Sold by U.S. Navy Dept. on July 15, 1947.
Disposition Sold to U.S. Navy on July 15, 1947, and presumed scrapped.

Build Information

Builder Pusey & Jones Co.
Place Built Wilmington, DE
Date Built 1913-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
USS SIALIA (SP 543)1917-00-001920-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
YANKEE CLIPPER1939-00-001940-00-00U.S.211638
USS CORAL (PY-15)1940-00-001947-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Pusey & Jones Co.1913-00-001913-00-00U.S.211638
J.K. Stewart1913-00-001917-00-00U.S.211638
Henry Ford1917-00-001917-00-00U.S.211638
U.S. Navy1917-00-001920-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
Henry Ford1920-00-001927-00-00U.S.211638
A.N. Andrews Investment Corp.1927-00-001935-00-00U.S.211638
Evan Jones1935-00-001937-00-00U.S.211638
Eleanor V. Andrews1937-00-001939-00-00U.S.211638
Milton C. Jackson1939-00-001939-00-00U.S.211638
Clipper Lines, Inc. (Milton C. Jackson, Treas.)1939-00-001940-00-00U.S.211638
U.S. Navy1940-00-001947-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY