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|Ship name= USS ''Halcyon II''
 
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|Ship builder= Charles Seabury Gas Engine and Power Co., [[Morris Heights, New York]]
 
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|Ship christened= as the yacht ''Halcyon II''
 
|Ship christened= as the yacht ''Halcyon II''
 
|Ship completed= 1907
 
|Ship completed= 1907
 
|Ship acquired= August 1917
 
|Ship acquired= August 1917
 
|Ship commissioned= 15 December 1917 as USS ''Halcyon II'' (SP 582) at the [[Boston Navy Yard]]
 
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|Ship out of service= 4 June 1919 after collision
 
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'''USS ''Halcyon II'' (SP-582)''' was a yacht acquired by the [[U.S. Navy]] during World War I. She was outfitted as an armed [[patrol craft]] and stationed in [[Boston]] harbor in [[Massachusetts]]. She spent much of the war patrolling the Massachusetts waterways for German [[submarine]]s and, in 1919, was decommissioned after being damaged in a collision.
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'''USS ''Halcyon II'' (SP-582)''' was a yacht acquired by the [[U.S. Navy]] during World War I. She was outfitted as an armed [[patrol craft]] and stationed in Boston harbor in Massachusetts. She spent much of the war patrolling the Massachusetts waterways for German [[submarine]]s and, in 1919, was decommissioned after being damaged in a collision.
   
== Commissioned at Boston ==
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==Commissioned at Boston==
   
''Halcyon II'', a 161-ton steam yacht, was built by Charles Seabury Gas Engine & Power Co. of [[Morris Heights, New York]], in 1907, and was purchased by the Navy in August 1917 from her owner, D. W. Flint of [[Providence, Rhode Island]]. She commissioned 15 December 1917 at [[Boston Navy Yard]], [[Ensign (rank)|Ensign]] C. P. Jameson, [[USNRF]], in command.
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''Halcyon II'', a 161-ton steam yacht, was built by Charles Seabury Gas Engine & Power Co. of Morris Heights, New York, in 1907, and was purchased by the Navy in August 1917 from her owner, D. W. Flint of Providence, Rhode Island. She commissioned 15 December 1917 at [[Boston Navy Yard]], [[Ensign (rank)|Ensign]] C. P. Jameson, [[USNRF]], in command.
   
== World War I service ==
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==World War I service==
   
 
After fitting out, ''Halcyon II'' was employed as a section and harbor patrol boat in Boston Harbor through the rest of World War I and into the first year of peace. She performed this service until 4 June 1919 when she was rammed and seriously damaged by steamer ''Bayou Teohe''.
 
After fitting out, ''Halcyon II'' was employed as a section and harbor patrol boat in Boston Harbor through the rest of World War I and into the first year of peace. She performed this service until 4 June 1919 when she was rammed and seriously damaged by steamer ''Bayou Teohe''.
   
== Decommissioning and disposal ==
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==Decommissioning and disposal==
   
 
Determined by the Navy to be unserviceable, she was struck from the [[Navy List]] 31 July 1919 and sold to her former owner 4 December 1919.
 
Determined by the Navy to be unserviceable, she was struck from the [[Navy List]] 31 July 1919 and sold to her former owner 4 December 1919.
   
== See also ==
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==See also==
 
* [[U.S. Navy]]
 
* [[U.S. Navy]]
 
* World War I
 
* World War I
   
== References ==
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==References==
 
* {{DANFS|http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/h1/halcyon_ii.htm}}
 
* {{DANFS|http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/h1/halcyon_ii.htm}}
 
* [http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-usn/usnsh-h/sp582.htm USS Halcyon II (SP-582), 1917-1919 Originally named Halcyon; later renamed SP-582]
 
* [http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-usn/usnsh-h/sp582.htm USS Halcyon II (SP-582), 1917-1919 Originally named Halcyon; later renamed SP-582]
 
* [http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/130097.htm NavSource Online: SP-582 - ex-Halcyon II (SP-582)]
 
* [http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/130097.htm NavSource Online: SP-582 - ex-Halcyon II (SP-582)]
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Latest revision as of 01:34, 23 May 2016

USS Halcyon II (SP-582)
USS Halcyon II.jpg
USS SP-582 (1917-1919, ex-Halcyon II) photographed circa 1918-19 at Wakefield, Massachusetts.
Career (USA) Union Navy Jack
Name: USS Halcyon II
Namesake: A former name retained
Builder: Charles Seabury Gas Engine and Power Co., Morris Heights, New York
Laid down: date unknown
Launched: date unknown
Christened: as the yacht Halcyon II
Completed: 1907
Acquired: August 1917
Commissioned: 15 December 1917 as USS Halcyon II (SP 582) at the Boston Navy Yard
Out of service: 4 June 1919 after collision
Renamed: USS SP-582 in 1918
Struck: 31 July 1919
Homeport: Boston, Massachusetts
Fate: Sold 4 December 1919 to her former owner.
General characteristics
Type: Yacht
Tonnage: 161 tons
Length: 140'
Beam: 18' 3"
Draft: 5'
Propulsion: Steam engine
Speed: 15 knots
Complement: not known
Armament: two 3-pounder guns

USS Halcyon II (SP-582) was a yacht acquired by the U.S. Navy during World War I. She was outfitted as an armed patrol craft and stationed in Boston harbor in Massachusetts. She spent much of the war patrolling the Massachusetts waterways for German submarines and, in 1919, was decommissioned after being damaged in a collision.

Commissioned at Boston[]

Halcyon II, a 161-ton steam yacht, was built by Charles Seabury Gas Engine & Power Co. of Morris Heights, New York, in 1907, and was purchased by the Navy in August 1917 from her owner, D. W. Flint of Providence, Rhode Island. She commissioned 15 December 1917 at Boston Navy Yard, Ensign C. P. Jameson, USNRF, in command.

World War I service[]

After fitting out, Halcyon II was employed as a section and harbor patrol boat in Boston Harbor through the rest of World War I and into the first year of peace. She performed this service until 4 June 1919 when she was rammed and seriously damaged by steamer Bayou Teohe.

Decommissioning and disposal[]

Determined by the Navy to be unserviceable, she was struck from the Navy List 31 July 1919 and sold to her former owner 4 December 1919.

See also[]

References[]

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