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Juniper II (Tender)

(ScStr: l. 90'; b. 18'; a. none)

A genus of evergreen shrubs and trees.

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The second Juniper was a lighthouse tender built in Baltimore in 1903. She was transferred to the Navy with the entire Lighthouse Service by Executive order 11 April 1917 and served the Navy as a patrol vessel. She was returned to the custody of the Department of Commerce 1 July 1919.

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Laid down 2 October 1940, Juniper (YN-15) was renamed Elder (q.v.) 16 October.

Published: Fri Jul 24 08:58:12 EDT 2015