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Onward II

 

A former name retained.

 

(SP–728: t. 14; l. 60’; b. 11’6”; dr. 3’; s. 9 k.; cpl. 11; a. 1 1–pdr., I mg.)

 

Motor boat Onward II was built by DeFoe Boat Works, Bay City, Mich.; acquired by the Navy from W. S. Forsythe 23 June 1917; and commissioned 25 June 1917 for patrol duty during World War I, and routine harbor patrol duties at Newport. Onward II was returned to her owner 2 December 1918.