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Herman S. Caswell

 

A former name retained. (SP-2311: t. 63'; l. 82'9" ; b. 17'7" ; dr. 7'6"; s. 10 k.)

 

Herman S. Caswell, a passenger yacht, was built in 1878 at Noank, Conn.; acquired by the Navy from New York Sightseeing Yachts under a charter agreement on 8 October 1918; and placed in service, Ens. C. N. Allison, USNRF, in command. Assigned to the 3d Naval District, she performed patrol and harbor operations until 7 March 1919 when she was placed out of service and was returned to her owner.