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President Roosevelt's Yacht, USS Potomac Presidential Yacht
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TSCV06P13_19
Title:
President Roosevelt's Yacht, USS Potomac Presidential Yacht
Built: 1934 (as the Coast Guard cutter Electra)
Length: 165-foot
Weight: 376 gross tons
Speed: 10 to 13 knots
This ship was commissioned as a U.S. Navy vessel in 1936. It was renamed the USS Potomac and served as Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidential yacht until his death in 1945. This ship is now a National Historic Landmark.

540 Water St. near Jack London Square in Oakland.
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San Francisco, California, USA, City, Power Boat, Small Craft, Boating, Transportation, Vessel, Maritime, history, archives
Image by:
Wernher Krutein

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