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Frances II (SP 503)

Civilian call sign:
Love - George - Fox - Dog


  • Built in 1915 at Holly Oak, DE
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1917 and placed in service in a non-commissioned status
  • Struck from the Navy Register 28 November 1917 and returned to her owner
  • Renamed Dream Girl and Rita H.
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 16 t.
  • Length 40.6'
  • Beam 10.5'
  • Draft 5.7'
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 40hp gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Frances II 70k U.S. Navy photo NH 53938 Naval History and Heritage Command

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