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Pinafore

 

A Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, “H. M. S. Pinafore.”

 

(SP–450: dp. 14.5; l. 45’; b. 12’3”; s. 9 k.)

 

Pinafore was built in 1902 by the Mare Island Navy Yard, Calif. as a ferry launch.

 

Pinafore was used by the Mare Island Navy Yard as a construction and repair launch until she was struck from the Navy List 1 July 1920.