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Verna & Esther (SP 1187)


  • Built in 1912 at Kennebunk, ME
  • Acquired by the Navy 6 August 1917
  • Commissioned 10 September 1917
  • Decommissioned 30 November 1918 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 12 t.
  • Length 48'
  • Beam 10' 2"
  • Draft 3' 6"
  • Speed 7 kts.
  • Complement: Four
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 40hp 3-cylinder Hitchcock gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Verna & Esther 139k Photo taken prior to her Naval Service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 89769
    Naval History and Heritage Command

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