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Somerset (ID 2162)


  • The second Somerset was built in 1917 by J. S. Muir, Oriole, MD
  • Commissioned 7 March 1918
  • Delivered to the Navy 10 April 1918
  • Struck from the Navy Register 26 November 1918 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 15 t.
  • Length 55'
  • Beam 13' 6"
  • Draft 2' 7"
  • Complement: Five
  • Propulsion: One 6-cylinder 60hp Sterling gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Somerset 72k In port, possibly on 27 December 1917 when she was inspected by the Fifth Naval District
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 105233
    Robert Hurst

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