From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


An Indian tribe, found today chiefly in Oklahoma and North Carolina.


PY: dp. 82 l. 115' b. 15'6"

dr. 6' s. 10 k. cpl. 22 a. 1 x 3-pdr.

The second Cherokee (No. 1104), a converted yacht, was launched in 1903 by Charles L. Seabury Co., Morris Heights, N.Y.; loaned to the Navy without cost by her owner 26 April 1917; commissioned 1 May 1917; and reported to the 1st Naval District.

Cherokee conducted patrols off the New England coast throughout World War I. She was decommissioned 25 November 1918, and returned to her owner 17 February 1919.

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Date: 21 Jan 1999