USS Itasca II

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Itasca II SP-810

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Itasca II

(SP-810: t. 42; 1. 75'; b. 15'; dr. 4'6", s. 12~ k.; cpl.
11; a. 2 1-pOrs., 1 ma. )

The second Itasca, a wooden motor boat built in 1908 by Stamford Motor Construction Co., Stamford, Conn. was taken over by the Navy from Mr. Henry lIenke at Norfolk, Va., 10 August 1917; and commissioned 8 days later, Chief Machinist Mate R. P. Comstock in command.

Itasca served as a hospital boat in waters near Norfolk until 26 February 1919 when she was returned to her owner.