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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
Sparrow II (SP 3231)
Motorboat:Built in 1915 by the Charles Rohde and Sons Co., Baltimore, MDAcquired by the Navy mid-September 1918Commissioned 25 September 1918Sold 30 June 1919Fate unknown.
SpecificationsDisplacement 17.83 t.Length 51'Beam 14'Draft 2' 6"Speed 7.9 kts.Propulsion: One 45hp gasoline engine, one shaft.
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Sparrow II, a wooden-hulled motor boat built in 1915 by Charles Rhode & Sons, Co., at Baltimore, Md., was acquired from the Sparrows Point Steel Co. in Baltimore by the Navy in mid-September 1918 and commissioned on, 25 September 1918. Sparrow II was assigned to the Commandant, 5th Naval District, at Norfolk, Va., and patrolled the Maryland Virginia coastline. On 30 June 1919, she was sold to J. G. Samp of Baltimore, Md.
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