A former name retained.
(SP1254: dp 3,80011. 395; b. 522; dr. 16; s. 22 k.)
Passenger patrol boat Old Colony was built by William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia, Pa. in 1917 and acquired by the Navy from the Eastern SS Corp. 12 November 1917 for use as a district scout during World War I ; Lt. Comdr. Einar A. Clark in command. After war-time service, Old Colony was turned over to the British government in 1919.