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USS Margaret (SP-531)

Margaret (U.S. Auxiliary Schooner, 1903) alongside USS Constellation, probably at Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1917.
History
United States
Name: USS Margaret
Laid down: date unknown
Launched: date unknown
Christened: as the yacht Savarona I
Completed: 1903 at Boston, Massachusetts
Commissioned: 16 May 1917 as USS Margaret (SP-531)
Decommissioned: c. 1919
Renamed: USS SP-531 in 1918
Struck: 27 September 1919
Fate: sold on 13 December 1919.
General characteristics
Type: schooner
Tonnage: 58 gross tons
Length: not known
Beam: not known
Draft: not known
Propulsion: not known
Speed: not known
Complement: not known
Armament: not known

USS Margaret (SP-531) was a schooner acquired by the U.S. Navy for temporary service during World War I.

World War I service

Margaret, a 58-gross-ton auxiliary schooner, was built in 1903 at Boston, Massachusetts, as the pleasure craft Savarona I. Acquired by the Navy for World War I service, she was commissioned in May 1917 as USS Margaret (SP-531) and renamed SP-531 the following year.

Post-war decommissioning

She was decommissioned and stricken from the List of Naval vessels in September 1919 and sold on 13 December 1919.

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References

External links

  • Photo gallery at Naval Historical Center
  • Photo gallery at Navsource.org


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