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Normannia (S. P. 756)

(SP-756: dp. 8; l. 42-; b. 9-6-; dr. 2-9-; s. 9 k.; a. 1 1-pdr., I Mg.)

A former name retained.

Normannia a motor boat built in 1912 by Fellows Boat Works, San Diego, was acquired by the Navy from F. Thum on free lease 10 July 1917; and commissioned the same day for patrol duty during World War I. She operated out of the 12th Naval District, San Francisco on patrol duties, running to sea for special duty 13 August 1917 and otherwise guarding the harbor entrance and the area between San Francisco and San Diego. After the war ended, she was returned to F. Thum, Pasadena, Calif. 23 December 1918.

Published: Wed Feb 10 14:55:40 EST 2016