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Natick

 

A town in Massachusetts.

 

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(SP–570: c1p. 50; l. 40’; b. 7’6”; dr. 2’6”; s. 17 k.; cpl. 4)

 

Yacht Agawam was built in England; acquired by the Navy on free lease from Richard T. Crane of Chicago, 12 April 1917; renamed Natick and commissioned 20 October 1917 for use as a patrol craft in the 9th Naval District during World War I. After war-time patrol duties, she was returned to her owner 15 August 1919.