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E. Benson Dennis (SP 791)


Trawler: Built in 1901 by C. W. Crockett, Pocomoke City, MD; Acquired by the Navy 14 May 1917; Commissioned 15 May 1917; Decommissioned 12 March 1919 and returned to her owner, E. Benson Dennis of Cape Charles, VA. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 100 t.; Length unknown; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Complement unknown; Armament unknown.


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E. Benson Dennis 94k In port during the World War I era.
U.S. Navy photo NH 101582
Naval Historical Center
E. Benson Dennis 93k Hauled out of the water in August 1917. Her bow bears traces of a different number (possibly "347") than that she actually was assigned.
Photographed by the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia.
U.S. Navy photo NH 103538
Naval Historical Center

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