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Onward II (S. P. 728)


(SP-728: t. 14; l. 60-; b. 11-6-; dr. 3-; s. 9 k.; cpl. 11; a. 1 1-pdr., I mg.)

A former name retained.

Motor boat Onward II was built by DeFoe Boat Works, Bay City, Mich.; acquired by the Navy from W. S. Forsythe 23 June 1917; and commissioned 25 June 1917 for patrol duty during World War I, and routine harbor patrol duties at Newport. Onward II was returned to her owner 2 December 1918.

Published: Wed Feb 10 15:37:46 EST 2016