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Edithena

 

Former name retained.

 

(SP: l. 75'; b. 15'; dr. 4'; s. 12 k.; cpl. 11; a. 1 1-pdr.)

 

Edithena (No. 624), a motorboat, was built by C. L. Seabury Co., Morris Heights, N.Y., in 1914; purchased by the Navy in June 1917; and commissioned on 20 June 1917, Boatswain U. L. Norton, USNRF, in command. Assigned to the 1st Naval District, she performed patrol duty out of Boston for the remainder of World War I and into 1919. She was stricken from the Navy List on 21 October 1919 and subsequently transferred to the Bureau of Fisheries.