From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Vol. I p 54


Aramis was one of the "Three Musketeers."

(PY-7: dp. 375 ; 1. 157'6'' ; b. 22'4'' ; dr. 7'6'''; s.13k.;cpl. 33; a. 1 6-pdr.)

Aramis (SP-418) was a yacht built in 1916 by Robert Jacob, Inc., City Island, N. Y. ; sold to the Navy 3 July 1917 ; and commissioned 2 November 1917, Lieutenant J. A. Jackson, USNR, in command.

Aramis served as a patrol vessel In the 3d Naval District until designated flagship of Division 4, Atlantic Fleet, in September 1918. She was returned to the 3d Naval District late in 1919 and served as a Navy Department tender until decommissioned at New York 6 October 1921. Reclassified PY-7, 5 September 1924, she was assigned as tender and houseboat to Nokomls during survey duty in Cuban waters. Aramis was sold at Guantanamo, Cuba, 13 November 1933.