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Cero (SP 1189)

Sank 21 October 1918


  • The first Cero was built in 1915 by the Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT
  • Acquired by the Navy in August 1917 from R. C. McCorkle of New York City
  • Struck from the Navy Register 21 October 1918 after being totally destroyed by fire in Narragansett Bay, RI, 50 feet west of Bishop's Rock and about 500 yards west of Coasters Harbor Island
  • There were no casualties.


  • Length 40'.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Cero 87k Photographed prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101427
    Naval Historical Center

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