Reyner and Son
(SP - 869: tonnage 29; length 64’; beam 14’; draft 3’; speed 12 knots; complement 7)
Reyner and Son (SP-869), a motor vessel used for light freight service prior to American entry into World War I, was built in 1916 by W. F. Dunn, Portsmouth, Va.; purchased by the Navy in January 1918 from J. Reyner & Son, Newport News, Va.; and placed in service on 11 January 1918. On the Navy list for little over a year and a half, Reynor and Son [sic; Reyner and Son] operated solely in the 5th Naval District. Her name was struck from the list in August 1919.
25 September 2005