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Georgiana III (SP 83)


  • Built in 1916 by Harlan and Hollingsworth Corp., Wilmington, DE
  • Acquired by the Navy 3 May 1917
  • Commissioned 11 May 1917 at Philadelphia, PA
  • Delivered to the Navy 14 May 1917
  • Decommissioned 30 November 1918 at Essington, PA and returned to her owner
    Ships' Data U.S. Naval Vessels dated 1 November 1918 states that she was returned to her owner 21 November 1918
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 82 t.
  • Length 95'
  • Beam 15'
  • Draft 5'
  • Speed 15 kts.
  • Complement 18
  • Armament: Two 3-pounders and two .30 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 240hp 4-cylindere Diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Georgiana III 161k In a floating dry dock, circa 1917-1918. Location is probably Camden, New Jersey
    Copied from the Donald R. Cochran album (Lot S-591), page 3
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 107066
    Robert Hurst
    Georgiana III 87k At anchor, circa 1917-1918
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 53728

    Commanding Officers
    01LT James H. R. Cromwell, USNRF11 May 1917
    02LTJG Richard L. Young, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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    DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command website

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