USS Iris V

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Iris V

(ScStr: t. 428; 1. 153'0"; b. 30'0"; dr. 8'7"; cpl. 23; a. 2 3-pdrs., 2 mg.)

The fifth Iris was a lighthouse tender built for the United States Lighthouse Service at Philadelphia in 1897. She was transferred to the Navy with the entire Lighthouse Service by Executive order 11 April 1917. She was returned to the custody of the Department of Commerce 1 July 1919.