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USS Marietta (Gunboat # 15, PG-15), 1897-1920

USS Marietta, a 1000-ton gunboat of the Wheeling class, was built at San Francisco, California. Commissioned in September 1897, she briefly served with the Pacific Squadron, and then accompanied USS Oregon on a fast voyage around South America to join the Spanish-American War fleet off Cuba.

Following the war, Marietta served in Asiatic, Caribbean, European and western Atlantic waters. During the First World War, she performed convoy duties in the Atlantic and off Europe. Decommissioned in July 1919, Marietta was sold in March 1920.

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Photo #: NH 46643

USS Marietta (PG-15)


Photographed in 1897-98.

Copied from the Journal of Naval Cadet C.R. Miller, 1898, page 67.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 49,272 bytes; 740 x 535 pixels

 

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5 October 1998