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USS Wasp (1898-1921)

USS Wasp, a 630-ton yacht, was built at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1898 for civilian use. Purchased by the Navy in April 1898, she operated off Cuba and Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War. Post-war, Wasp served along the U.S. east and Gulf coasts, and briefly in the Mississipi River until decommissioned in December 1919. She was sold in September 1921.

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Photo #: NR&L(O) 2220

USS Wasp (1898-1921)


At the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, 19 November 1898.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

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13 October 1998