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Osprey II

 

A former name retained.

 

(SP–928; t. 44; l. 80’; b. 14’; dr. 4’; s. 12 k.; a. I 1–pdr., 2 mg.)

 

Osprey II, a motor boat built by William Whittlesey, New York, was acquired by the Navy from C. R. Runyon 10 August 1917 and commissioned 5 November 1917, Chief Boatswain’s Mate A. V. Walters in command.

 

Operating in the 3rd Naval District, New York during World War I, Osprey II based operations in Marine Basin and in New York Harbor throughout the remainder of the war. After decommissioning at Seabury’s, Morris Heights, N. Y., she was returned to her owner 26 December 1918.