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Stinger

 

(SP-1252: t. 47; l. 80'6"; b. 12'5"; dr. 3'5"; s. 15 k.; cpl. 17; a. 1 1-pdr., 1 mg.)

 

Stinger (SP-1252), ex-Herreshoff No. 312, was built in 1917 by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, R.I. The yacht, owned by R. S. Russell of Boston, Mass., was acquired by the Navy and commissioned on 11 December 1917.

 

Stinger was assigned section patrol duty in the 1st Naval District and served there until May 1919. She was struck from the Navy list on 14 May 1919 and transferred to the War Department on 20 November 1919.