Return to DANFS IndexImage of an anchorReturn to Naval Historical Center homepage
flag banner
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships banner
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER
805 KIDDER BREESE SE -- WASHINGTON NAVY YARD
WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060

Rosa

 

(SP - 757: tonnage unknown; length 48; beam 910; draft 46; speed 9 knots; complement 7; armament 1 1-pounder, 1 machine gun)

 

Rosa was built by Jensen of San Diego as a private wooden boat; acquired by the Navy 29 June 1917 for service as a patrol boat from her owner, Jack Merrill of Coronado, Calif.; and commissioned 17 May 1917, Ens. E. W. Dort in command.

 

Rosa was assigned duty in San Diego harbor, performing patrol work, minor transport and salvage operations through 1918. Placed out of service about 17 December 1918, Rosa was returned to her owner 6 January 1919.


21 October 2005