USS Pinafore (SP-450)
|Namesake:||The fictional British Royal Navy ship HMS Pinafore in the 1878 Gilbert and Sullivan operetta H.M.S. Pinafore.|
|Builder:||Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California|
|Struck:||1 July 1920|
|Length:||45 ft (14 m)|
|Beam:||12 ft 3 in (3.73 m)|
Pinafore was built in 1902 by the Mare Island Navy Yard at Vallejo, California, as a ferry launch. The Mare Island Navy Yard used her as a construction and repair launch. Around the time the United States entered World War I in April 1917, she received the section patrol registry number SP-450.
Pinafore was stricken from the Navy List on 1 July 1920.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive: Pinafore (SP 450)