USS Gladiola

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Gladiola SP-184

Gladiola

A flowering plant of a genus closely related to the iris.
(SP-184: t. 43, 1. 68'8"; b. 14'5"; dr. 2'7"; s. 10 k.; a. 1
1-pdr, 1 mg.)

Gladiola a yacht used as a motor patrol boat, was built 1 in 1911 by the Hudson Yacht & Building Co. of Nyack`, N Y. She was acquired by the Navy from Coburn Haskell, 17 April 1917; and commissioned 1 May 1917, Ens. John S. Baker, USNRF, in command.

Gladiola was operational control of the 5th Naval District and served in the Norfolk-Hampton Roads, VA., area as a Naval Port Guard craft and as a customs boat. She decommissioned and was simultaneously returned to her owner 25 February 1919.

 

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