USS Machigonne

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Machigonne

(SP-1043: t. 425; 1. 136'6"; b. 29'; dr. 8'; s. 12 k.; a.
2 1-pdrs.)

The second Machigonne (SP-1043), formerly passenger steamer Dida, was built by Nealle, Levy & Co., Philadelphia, in 1907; operated by the Casco Bay and Harpswell Line until chartered by the Navy 2 October 1917; and commissioned 15 May 1918.

Machigonne transported men and supplies between Boston and Bumpkin Island Training Station, during World War 1. She was sold to Boston, Nahant & Pines Steamboat Co. 29 May 1919. Renamed Hook Mountain in 1930, she continued in merchant service until 1941.