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Natoya

 

A former name retained.

 

(SP–396: t. 12; l. 44’6”; b. 9’7’; dr. 4’; s. 10 k.; cpl. 9; a. 1 1–pdr.)

 

Natoya (SP–396), a wooden motor boat built in 1909, was acquired by the Navy 11 June 1917 from R. M. Haddock, Ossining, N.Y.; and commissioned at New York 11 June 1917.

 

During World War I, Natoya operated in New York Harbor on section patrol until decommissioning for repairs 11 January 1918. Recommissioned 18 May 1918, she resumed patrol duty until after the Armistice, decommission i n g 18 December 1919. She was transferred to the Treasury Department for duty with the Customs Service 12 April 1919.