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Metal electrically charged so as to attract other metal. The first Magnet retained her former name.

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(SP-563; t. 52; 1. 95'3"; b. 14'10"; dr. 4'3"; s. 14 k.; cpl. 22; a. I 1-pdr., 1 mg., 1 Y-gun)

The first Magnet, a motor yacht, was built in 1910 by Electric Launch Co., Bayonne, N.J.; acquired by the Navy 11 June 1917 from H. F. Lippett; and commissioned 27 June 1917.

After serving on section patrol during World War I, Magnet was ordered sold 1 October 1919.