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Itasca

 

Former names retained.

 

II

 

(SP-810: t. 42; l. 75'; b. 15'; dr. 4'6"; s. 12% k.; cpl. 11; a. 2 1-pdrs., 1 nig.)

 

The second Itasca, a wooden motor boat built in 1908 by Stamford Motor Construction Co., Stamford, Conn., was taken over by the Navy from Mr. Henry Henke at Norfolk, Va., 10 August 1917; and commissioned 8 days later, Chief Machinist Mate R. P. Comstock in command.

 

Itasca served as a hospital boat in waters near Norfolk until 26 February 1919 when she was returned to her owner.