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M. M. Davis

 

(SP‑314; t. 298; l. 150'; b. 22'; dr. 8'6"; a. 2 1‑pdr.)

 

M. M. Davis, a wooden motorboat built in 1912 by Jackson & Sharpe, Wilmington, Del., was acquired by the Navy from C. E. Davis Packing Co., 7 April 1917 for World War I service. She operated as a minesweeper from the 5th Naval District, Norfolk. Struck from the Naval Register 1 May 1919, she was sold to her original owner 1 July 1919 and continued in merchant service until 1934.