From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Vol. I p 107
Bayocean was a civilian name retained.
Bayocean (SP-2640), a yacht, was built in 1911 by Joseph Supple, Portland, Oreg. ; purchased by the Navy ; delivered in June 1918 ; and commissioned 17 August 1918, Lieutenant V. S. Terry. USNR, in command.
Bayocean arrived at San Diego 12 September 1918 and was assigned to Division 2, Pacific Fleet. She served as a mail carrier and patrol vessel until 20 November 1918 when she sailed from San Diego for patrol duty near Pichilinque, Mexico. After two months in Mexican waters Bayocean. returned to San Diego. On 3 February 1919 she arrived at Mare Island where she remained until decommissioned 14 March 1919. Bayocean was sold 5 August 1921.