U.S.S. Potomac

Member Type: 

Honorary

Boat Name: 

Potomac

prev-names: 

Electra

Year: 

1934

Length: 

165'

Builder: 

Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company

Owner: 

The Potomac Association

Fleet: 

  • Northern California

USS Potomac (AG-25), was Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidential yacht from 1936 until his death in 1945. It is one of only three still existing presidential yachts. On 3 August 1941, she played a decoy role while Roosevelt held a secret conference to develop the Atlantic Charter. She is now preserved in Oakland, California, as a National Historic Landmark, and is an Honorary Member of the CYA.