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Pocomoke I (S. P. 571)

(SP-571:l. 64-7-; b. 20-3-; dr. 5-; a. 1 1-pdr.)

A town in southeast Maryland. The first two Pocomokes were named for Pocomoke City, Md. The third was named for a Sound on the east side of the Chesapeake Bay, east of Tangier Island.


The first Pocomoke (S. P. 571), a freight boat, was built by Brewster Bros., Baltimore, Md.; commissioned 24 April 1917 and returned to her owner, the Fish Commission, Commonwealth of Virginia, 22 October 1918 after section patrol duty.

Published: Thu Feb 11 10:15:17 EST 2016