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Natalia

 

A former name retained.

 

(SP–1251: l. 55’; b. 10’3”; dr. 6’6”; s. 12 k; a. 1 .30 cal. mg.)

 

Motor boat Natalia was built in 1909 by Whittelsey Whitaker, Gloucester, Massachusetts; and acquired by the Navy and commissioned 8 May 1917.

 

Intended for use on section patrol in the 1st Naval District during World War I, she has no record of service. She was returned to John Hayes Hammond, Jr., of Stamford, Connecticut, her owner, 5 July 1918.