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Crest (SP 339)


  • Built in 1911 by the Fore River Ship Building Co., Quincy, MA for the Bay State Fishing Co. of Boston, MA
  • Delivered 1 May 1911
  • Acquired by the Navy 21 April 1917
  • Commissioned 8 May 1917
  • Decommissioned 28 January 1919 and returned to her owners
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 244 t.
  • Length 126'
  • Beam 22' 6"
  • Draft 12'
  • Speed 9.5 kts.
  • Complement 21
  • Armament: One 3-pounder
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one 450hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Crest 86k In port, circa 1917-1919, with other converted trawlers behind her
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99228
    Naval Historical Center
    Comber 68k In port, circa 1917-1919 with Comber (SP 344) tied up outboard
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100868

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