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Edith M. III (S. P. 196)

(SP: l. 59'; b. 15'6"; dr. 4'6"; s. 9k.; cpl. 11; a. 1 1-pdr.)

Former name retained.

Edith M. III (S. P. 196), a motorboat, was built by V. J. Osborn, Croton-on-the-Hudson, N.Y., in 1909; purchased by the Navy in June 1917; and commissioned on 5 November 1917, Boatswain A. R. Mulkins, USNRF, in command. She was assigned to the 3d Naval District where she passed World War I carrying men and provisions around New York Harbor. Decommissioned on 8 May 1919, Edith M. III was sold on 2 July 1919.

Published: Wed Feb 03 17:55:42 EST 2016