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SP-524
ex-Margaret (SP 524)



Call sign:
George - Sail - Fox - Nan

Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1913 at Morris Heights, New York
  • Acquired by the Navy in April 1917, converted to a patrol vessel, and commissioned late in the following June as USS Margaret (SP 524)
  • Renamed SP-524 in 1918
  • In the Spring of 1919, following World War I service, she was ordered sold, but was instead transferred to the War Department in March 1920
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications

  • Length 145'
  • Propulsion: Steam, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    SP-524 60k Photographed prior to 1917.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101978
    Naval Historical Center
    SP-524 87k At Boston, Massachusetts, 3 May 1917, while being converted for World War I Navy service. The torpedo boats Blakely (Torpedo Boat # 27) and DuPont (Torpedo Boat # 7) are at right.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100560

    There is no DANFS History currently available for Margaret (SP 524)
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