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Lomado (S. P. 636)

(SP‑636: t. 63; l. 69'; b. 15'10"; dr. 3'10"; s. 9.5 k.; cpl. 10; a. 1.30 cal. mg.)

A former name retained.

Lomado, a motor yacht, was built in 1916 by F. S. Nook East Greenwich, R.I.; purchased by the Navy 18 May 1917 from her owner, Frederick T. Rogers, Providence, R.I.; taken over 29 May 1917; and commissioned 1 June 1917, Boatswain E. S. Angell, USNRF, in command.

Assigned to the 2d Naval District, Newport, R.I., Lomado was enrolled in the Naval Coast Defense Reserve 5 June 1917. Throughout World War I she served as section and shore patrol boat out of New Bedford, Mass., and patrolled the New England coast from Buzzards Bay to Narragansett Bay. In addition she trained men for duty in section patrol boats. After the Armistice, she was sold 30 June 1919 to John J. Hanson of Jersey City, N.J.

Published: Tue Feb 09 09:48:22 EST 2016