USS Hector

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Hector, formerly Pedro, was built in 1883. Taken as a prize during the Spanish American War, she commissioned at Key West 22 June 1898, Lt. W. L. Burdick in command.

From 10 to 20 July Hector made a patrol out of Key West up the Gulf of Mexico to Tampa and back to Key West. She sailed for Boston 24 July and arrived there a week later. Hector decommissioned at Boston 17 September 1898 and was sold 10 October 1899.