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Olympic (S. P. 260)

(SP-260: t. 40; l. 65-; b. 13-6-; dr. 4-3-; s. 9.4 k.; cpl. 18; a. I 3-pdr., 2 mg.)

A former name retained.

Olympic, a yacht built by E. W. Heath, Seattle, Wash. in 1913, was acquired by the Navy from Frank Wright, Seattle, 15 May 1917 and commissioned 9 June 1917, Chief Boatswainsmate Chas. L. Sheely in command.

Operating in the 13th Naval District, headquartered at Fort Townsend, Wash., during World War I, Olympic patrolled in and around Puget Sound until transferred to the Coast & Geodetic Survey 13 September 1919.

Renamed Dailhache 12 November, she remained on duty at Seattle until sold to H. W. McCurdy 10 February 1934.

Published: Wed Feb 10 15:25:51 EST 2016