USS Manito II (SP-262)
USS Manito II sometime between 1917 and 1919.
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|Name:||USS Manito II|
|Namesake:||Previous name retained|
|Builder:||Hudson Yacht and Boat Company, Nyack, New York|
|Acquired:||10 May 1917|
|Commissioned:||10 May 1917|
|Fate:||Sold 25 March 1920|
|Notes:||Operated as civilian yacht Manito II 1912-1917|
|Length:||56 ft (17 m)|
|Beam:||12 ft 8 in (3.86 m)|
|Draft:||4 ft 6 in (1.37 m)|
1 x 1-pounder gun|
1 x machine gun
Manito II was built as a civilian wooden-hulled motor yacht of the same name in 1912 by the Hudson Yacht and Boat Company at Nyack, New York. The U.S. Navy purchased her from her owner, Mr. I. K. Keyward, on 10 May 1917 for World War I service as a patrol vessel. She was commissioned the same day as USS Manito II (SP-262).
Manito II was sold on 25 March 1920.
- This article includes text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Department of the Navy: Navy History and Heritage Command: Online Library of Selected Images: U.S. Navy Ships: USS Manito II (SP-262), 1917-1920. Previously civilian motor yacht Manito II (1912)
- NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive: Manito II (SP 262)