Naval History and Heritage Command

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Daraga
(SP: 1. 77'6"; b. 17'; dr. 3'6"; s. 10 k.; cpl. 15; a. 2 1-pdr.)

Former name retained.

Daraga (No. 43), a motorboat, was purchased by the Navy in 1917, commissioned on 23 April of that year Ensign A. F. Spare, USNRF, commanding, and assigned to the 2d Naval District where she performed harbor entrance patrol duty at Newport, R.I., and served as mother ship to Patrol Squadron 1 until the end of World War I. In 1919 she was transferred to the 1st Naval District, decommissioned, and was sold on 7 July 1921.