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Sister

 

(SP-822: t. 49; l. 72'; b. 14'6"; dr. 6'6";  s. 12 k.; cpl. 7; a. 1 3-pdr.)

 

Sister (SP-822)-a small steam tug built in 1882- was taken over by the Navy in May 1917, and was commissioned on 11 June 1917. She was formally purchased on 29 June 1917 from L. F. Young of Madisonville, La. Sister carried out patrol and support duties in the 8th Naval District until the end of World War I. Struck from the Navy list on 17 June 1919, Sister was sold on 3 October 1920 to Armond Mayville, Algiers, La.