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Ocoee

 

Former name retained.

 

(SP–1208: t. 29; l. 67’6”; b. 13’; dr. 4’6”; s. 10 k.; a. I 3–pdr., 1 Mg.)

 

Ocoee, a motor yacht built in 1911 by Mathews of Port Clinton, Ohio, was acquired on charter by the Navy from her owner, H. Walter Blumenthal of New York City, 24 August 1917, and placed in service 17 September 1917. Assigned to the 3rd Naval District, she served on section patrol until returned to her owner 5 July 1918.