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Onset (SP 1224)


  • Built in 1888 by Hacketts, Bayonne, NJ
  • Rebuilt in 1910
  • Commissioned 1 June 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 15 June 1917
  • Decommissioned and returned to her owner 21 December 1918
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 5 t.
  • Length 40'
  • Beam 13'
  • Draft 2' 6"
  • Speed 6 kts.
  • Complement: Six
  • Armament: Two 6-pounders and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 13hp 2-cylinder Lathrop gasoline engine, one shaft.
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