USS Vision I

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(MB: t.13 (gross); l. 67'6"; b. 12'6"; dr. 4' (mean); s. 12 k.; cpl. 9; a. 1 1-pdr.)

Vision (SP-1114)—a wooden-hulled motorboat completed in 1910 at Harrisburg, Tex., by William Nelson— was acquired by the Navy under a free lease from Haywood Nelms on 27 August 1917; and was commissioned the same day, Ens. Frank H. Nelms, USNRF, in command.

Assigned to the 3d section, 8th Naval District Vision operated in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas ports of Freeport, Sabine, Palacios, and Galveston. On occasion, she also conducted patrols off the entrance to the Brazos River and in Matagorda Bay.

Vision was towed by SC-157 from Galveston to Harrisburg, was decommissioned on 19 December 1918, and was returned to her owner on the same day.
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