USS Miramar (SP-672)

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USS SP-672, ex-USS Miramar (SP-672), sometime in 1918.
History
United States
Name:
  • USS Miramar (1917-1918)
  • USS SP-672 (1918)
Namesake:
  • Miramar was her previous name retained
  • SP-672 was her section patrol number
Completed: 1907
Acquired: 18 August 1917
Commissioned: 31 August 1917
Renamed: SP-672 in 1918
Fate: Returned to owner 30 December 1918
Notes: Operated as private motorboat Lillian II and Miramar 1907-1917 and as Miramar from 1918
General characteristics
Type: Patrol vessel
Tonnage: 144 gross register tons
Length: 76 ft (23 m)[1] or 131 ft (40 m)[2]
Beam: 8 ft (2.4 m)
Draft: 7 ft 5 in (2.26 m)
Speed: 13.5 knots
Complement: 22
Armament:

USS Miramar (SP-672), later USS SP-672, was a United States Navy patrol vessel in commission from 1917 to 1918.

Miramar was built as the private motorboat Lillian II at Long Island City, New York, in 1907. She later was renamed Miramar.

On 18 August 1917, the U.S. Navy acquired Miramar from her owner for use as a section patrol boat during World War I. She was commissioned as USS Miramar (SP-672) on 31 August 1917.

Assigned to the 8th Naval District, Miramar conducted patrols for the rest of World War I. During 1918, her name was changed to USS SP-672.

SP-672 was returned to her owner on 30 December 1918.

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