Any of numerous carnivorous, basslike fishes, esteemed as food and as game fishes.
(MB: dp. 60; l. 84'0"; b. 10'6"; dr. 4'6" (mean); s. 7.9 k.; cpl. 5)
Snapper (SP-2714)-a wooden-hulled fishing boat propelled by a gasoline engine-was built in 1906 by T. E. Tull at Pocomoke City, Md.; was purchased by the Navy at Norfolk on 14 September 1918 from W. S. Webber of that city; and was commissioned there on 5 October 1918.
Snapper was assigned to the 5th Naval District and served on section patrol in the Hampton Roads/Virginia capes area through the end of World War I. She was sold on 11 September 1919 to the Neptune Line of New York City.