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Sequin

 

A misspelling of Seguin, an island off the coast of Maine.

 

(YFB-35: dp. 192; l.116'; b. 30'2"; dr. 6'; s. 8 k.)

 

Sequin-a ferryboat built in 1932 as Lord Baltimore by I. F. Cannon, Fishing Creek, Md.-was purchased by the Navy on 15 July 1942 from J. Q. Adams of Norfolk, Va.; and was placed in service at the Norfolk Navy Yard on 14 September 1942.

 

Assigned to the 5th Naval District, the wooden-hulled boat was used as a ferry in the Norfolk Navy Yard.

 

Sequin was placed out of service on 25 July 1946. She was struck from the Navy list on 28 August 1946 and turned over to the War Shipping Administration for disposal on 20 January 1947.