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USS Saluda (IX-87)

USS Saluda (IX-87) was a wooden-hulled, yawl-rigged yacht of the United States Navy. Built in 1938 by Henry B. Nevins, Inc., City Island, New York as the Odyssey, the yacht was acquired by the Navy on 31 July 1942 from Mrs. Barklie Henry of Old Westbury, New York, converted to diesel auxiliary power in August and September at Port Everglades, Florida, and placed in service on 17 October.

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