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Pocomoke

 

A town in southeast Maryland. The first two Pocomokes were named for Pocomoke City, Md. The third was named for a Sound on the east side of the Chesapeake Bay, east of Tangier Island.

 

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(SP–571:l. 64’7”; b. 20’3”; dr. 5’; a. 1 1-pdr.)

 

The first Pocomoke (SP–571), a freight boat, was built by Brewster Bros., Baltimore, Md.; commissioned 24 April 1917 and returned to her owner, the Fish Commission, Commonwealth of Virginia, 22 October 1918 after section patrol duty.