USS Ojen SP-957

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Ojen SP-957

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Ojen
(SP-957: 1. 40'0"; b. 9'0"; dr. 3'; s. 16 k.; cpl. 5; a. 1 1-pdr., 1 mg.)

Ojen, a wooden motor boat was built by Racine Boat Company, was acquired by the Navy from D. P. Howser 25 July 1917; and commissioned 6 August 1917 for use on scout patrol in the 2nd Naval District during World War I. From her oentral base at New Bedford, Ojen performed patrol duties, making occasional trips to Woods Hole. She steamed from Boston to Halifax, N.S. 21 November 1917. She remained frozen in the water off New Bedford 29 December 1917 to 27 February 1918. After participating in squadron drills in August 1918, she was returned to her owner 10 December 1918.