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Postmaster General

 

A former name retained.

 

(SP–2364: t. 434; l. 145’; b. 31’2”; dr. 8’6”; s. 14 k.; cpl. 6)

 

Postmaster General (SP–2364) was built in 1898 by Robert Palmer and Sons, Noank, Conn.; chartered by the Navy from Harbor Steamboat Co., New Rochelle, N.Y. 28 February 1918; and commissioned at New York 20 June 1918, Chief Boatswain Edward Cunningham, USNRF, in command.

 

During World War I Postmaster General served with the 3rd Naval District patrol forces on mail duty. She was returned to her owner at New York 6 May 1919.