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Mary Pope

 

A former name retained.

 

(SP‑291: t. 13; l. 52'; b. 8'5"; dr. 2'7"; s. 14.7 k.; cpl. 4; a. 1 mg.)

 

Mary Pope (SP‑291), a wooden‑hulled motorboat built in 1915 as Manitee and later renamed Madge by Gass Engineering & Power Co. and C. L. Seabury, Morris Heights, N.Y., was purchased by the Navy from R. W. Bingham 9 August 1917.

 

After serving on section patrol through the remainder of World War I, Mary Pope was struck from the Navy list 31 March 1919. However, while still in custody of the Navy, she was wrecked 10 September 1919.