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Old Colony
A former name retained.
(SP-1254: dp 3,800; 1. 395'; b. 52'2"; dr. 16'; s. 22 k.)

Passenger patrol boat Old Colony was built by William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia, Pa. in 1917 and acquired by the Navy from the Eastern SS Corp. 12 November 1917 for use as a district scout during World War I; Lt. Comdr. Einar A. Clark in command. After war-time service, Old Colony was turned over to the British government in 1919.