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Call sign:
George - Tare - Fox - Quack

Auxiliary Schooner/Patrol Boat:

  • The first Rainier was built as Patrol in 1917 at Portland, OR
  • Renamed Angel
  • Acquired by the Navy 7 June 1917
  • Commissioned USS Rainier 30 July 1917 at Mare Island, CA
  • Decommissioned 28 May 1919 at Mare Island
  • Struck from the Navy list 8 September 1919
  • Sold 5 August 1921 to E. W. Cullen of Alameda, CA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 340 t.
  • Length 119' 9"
  • Beam 26'
  • Draft 8' 6"
  • Speed 5 kts.
  • Complement 41
  • Armament: Two 4" mounts and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One auxiliary engine and sail, one shaft.
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