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ex-Margaret (SP 531)

Auxiliary Schooner/Patrol Yacht:

  • Built in 1903 as Savarona I by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, Massachusetts for Guy W. Currier of Boston, MA
  • Commissioned USS Margaret (SP 531), 16 May 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 11 June 1917
  • Renamed SP-531 in 1918
  • Struck from the Navy Register 27 September 1919
  • Sold 13 December 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 58 t.
  • Length 76' 4"
  • Beam 19' 1"
  • Draft 9' 4"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 20
  • Armament: Two 6-pounders and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 60hp 6-cylinder Lamb heavy duty gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Margaret 81k c. 1917
    Alongside USS Constellation, probably at Newport, Rhode Island
    U.S. Navy photos NH 100559 and NH 101979
    Naval Historical Center
    Margaret 71k

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Jens G. Jenssen, USNRF1918 - 1919
    Courtesy of Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS History currently available for Margaret (SP 531)
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