A former name retained.
(SP‑2563: dp. 513; l. 179'; b. 32'; dr. 5'5" (mean); s. 14 k.)
Mandeville (SP‑2563) was built in 1914 as Hanover by Harlan and Hollingsworth, Wilmington, Del., and acquired by the Navy on a charter basis from the Louisiana S. B. and Ferry Co., soon after the United States entered World War I.
The side‑wheel river steamer was stationed at Pensacola, Fla., until returned to her owner in April 1919.