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Sparrow II (SP 3231)


Built in 1915 by the Charles Rhode & Sons, Co., Baltimore, MD; Acquired by the Navy, mid-September 1918; Commissioned, 25 September 1918; Decommissioned, (date unknown); Struck from the Navy Register, (date unknown); Sold, 30 June 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 17.83 t.; Length 51'; Beam 14'; Draft 2' 6"; Speed 7.9 kts.; Complement unknown;
Armament unknown.
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Sparrow II, a wooden-hulled motor boat built in 1915 by Charles Rhode & Sons, Co., at Baltimore, Md., was acquired from the Sparrows Point Steel Co. in Baltimore by the Navy in mid-September 1918 and commissioned on, 25 September 1918. Sparrow II was assigned to the Commandant, 5th Naval District, at Norfolk, Va., and patrolled the Maryland Virginia coastline. On 30 June 1919, she was sold to J. G. Samp of Baltimore, Md.

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