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Dorchester (SP 1509)


Schooner: Built in 1893; Acquired by the Navy 24 August 1917 and commissioned the same day; Decommissioned 26 November 1918 and returned to her owner, the Conservation Commission of Maryland. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 50'; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Complement unknown; Armament unknown.


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Dorchester 55k With sails raised and a motor boat alongside, during World War I, probably in the Chesapeake Bay area.
U.S. Navy photo NH 101589
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