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Naushon

 

A former name retained.

 

(SP–517: t. 135; 1. 154’3”; b. 18’5”; dr. 7’6”; s. 13 k.; a. 2 6–pdrs., 2 .30 cal. mgs.)

 

Naushon, a steel hulled yacht, formerly named Oneonota and Norman, was built in 1895 by John Roach & Co., Chester, Pennsylvania; acquired by the Navy from J. Shewan, Brooklyn, N.Y., 31 August 1917 for use on section patrol during World War I; and commissioned 21 February 1918. After war-time service in the 7th Naval District, she was struck from the Naval Register 13 June 1919 and sold to Jose Frauquia & Co., Tampa, Florida, 17 November 1920.