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Charles B. Mason (SP 1225)


  • Built in 1900 at Hopkins, VA
  • Commissioned 1 June 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 15 June 1917
  • Placed out of service 21 December 1918
  • Returned to her owner, John K. Colona of Chincoteague, VA 31 December 1918
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 12 t.
  • Length 45'
  • Beam 13'
  • Draft 3'
  • Speed 6.9 kts.
  • Complement: Five
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 20hp 2-cylinder Lathrop gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Charles B. Mason 67k Photographed circa 1917-1918
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99970
    Naval Historical Center
    Charles B. Mason 84k Dressed with flags during World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101426

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