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Daisy Archer (SP 1283)


  • Built in 1894 at Whitehaven, MD
  • was a schooner of the Maryland State Fisheries Force converted at some time before 1917 into a motorboat
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1917 and placed in service as USS Daisy Archer (SP 1283)
  • Struck from the Navy list 24 September 1918
  • Returned to her owner 27 November 1918 and sold
  • Registered in 1933 to W. A. Everett of Edenton, NC as the freighter Francis Harrington
  • Fate unknown.


  • (All specs. from 1933) Displacement 55 t.
  • Length 63.2'
  • Beam 20.6'
  • Draft 5.7'
  • Complement: Three.
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