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Mary

 

An English feminine given name.

 

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Mary, a merchant schooner purchased by the Navy on Lake Ontario 6 February 1813 for service against the British during the War of 1812, was renamed Raven (q.v.).

 

SP‑462: t. 22; l. 55'6"; b. 11'; dr. 3'9"; s. 12 k.; a. 1 1‑pdr., 1 mg.)

 

A wooden patrol boat Mary was built at Chas. Seabury’s, Morris Heights, N.Y., in 1907 and scheduled to be taken over by the Navy from H. L. Jones, 12 January 1918, for service on section patrol during World War I. However, she was never taken over.