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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
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ex-USS Marguerite (SP 193)
Marguerite served both the U. S. Navy and U. S. Coast Guard.
Motorboat:Built in 1916 by Smith-Williams Co., Salisbury, MDAcquired by the Navy 27 June 1917Commissioned USS Marguerite (SP 193), 2 October 1917Transferred to the Coast Guard 11 December 1919Commissioned USCGC Messenger 19 December 1919Renamed AB-8, 6 November 1923Sold in February 1931Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 33 t.1922 - 12 t.Length 60'Beam 13'Draft 3' 9"1922 - 2' 9"Speed 12 kts.Complement: Six1922 - FiveArmament: One 1-pounder and one machine gunPropulsion: One 60hp 6-cylinder Lamb gasoline engine, one shaft.
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|| Photographed prior to her World War I U.S. Navy service
U.S. Navy photo NH 101981
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|01||Boatswain's Mate Third Class Henry Eldredge Sweet, USNRF||27 February 1919|
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DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website
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