USS Pattina (SP-675)
USS Pattina (SP-675) during World War I.
|Namesake:||Previous name retained|
|Builder:||Luders Marine Construction Company, Stamford, Connecticut|
|Acquired:||10 September 1917|
|Commissioned:||22 October 1917|
|Fate:||Returned to owner 19 February 1919|
|Notes:||Operated as private motorboat Pattina 1916–1917 and from 1919|
|Tonnage:||31 gross register tons|
|Length:||60 ft (18 m)|
|Beam:||11 ft 4 in (3.45 m)|
|Draft:||3 ft (0.91 m)|
|Armament:||1 × machine gun|
Pattina was built as a private motorboat of the same name by the Luders Marine Construction Company at Stamford, Connecticut, in 1916. On 10 September 1917, the U.S. Navy acquired her under a free lease from her owner, B.F. Schwarts, for use as a section patrol boat during World War I. She was commissioned on 22 October 1917 as USS Pattina (SP-675).
Pattina conducted patrols along the United States East Coast for remainder of World War I and into early 1919. She was returned to Schwarts on 19 February 1919.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Department of the Navy Naval History and Heritage Command Online Library of Selected Images: U.S. Navy Ships: USS Pattina (SP-675), 1917-1919
- NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive Pattina (SP 675)