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(SP-72: t. 119; 1. 134'8" ; b. 16' ; dr. 5'6"; s. 14 k.; a. I 3-pdr.)

Joyance (SP-72), a steam yacht built in 1907 by Robert Jacobs, City Island, N.Y., was purchased by the Navy from William H. Childs of New York City in May 1917; and commissioned 20 July 1917, Boatswain Martin Grady, USNRF, in command.

Joyance was assigned to the 3d Naval District as a harbor patrol boat, and operated in New York harbor and Long Island Sound. She decommissioned 6 May 1919 and was sold 5 August 1919 to Reinhard Hall at Brooklyn.