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Marija

 

A former name retained.

 

(SP‑413: t. 14; l. 46'; b. 11'; dr. 3'; ,. 8.5 k.; cpl. 8; a. 1 1‑pdr., 1 mg.)

 

Marija, a converted motorboat, was built by Edgar Young, Wilmington, N.C.; acquired by the Navy from R. P. McClanny 25 July 1917; and commissioned 27 July 1917, Lt. James P. Muloey in command.

 

Attached to the 6th Naval District, Marija operated on section patrol in and around Charleston, S.C., during World War I and until decommissioning 14 March 1922. The motorboat was sold to Whaley Whipple of Washington, D.C., 6 June 1922.