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|94k||At anchor, probably in the Great Lakes area, prior to World War I
U.S. Navy photo NH 99299
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Althea - A shrub of the mallow family; the rose of sharon; a hollyhock.
Assigned to the section patrol in the 9th Naval District, she conducted operations from her base at Detroit, Mich. Laid up for the winter on 14 November 1917, Althea returned to duty in May 1918. On 2 August 1919, her name was struck from the Navy list, and she was laid up at the Naval Training Station Detroit. There, she remained awaiting sale until 18 March 1920 when she sank as a result of ice. The motorboat, still under water, was sold for salvage on 12 May 1920.
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