USS Pontiac III

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Pontiac III

(SP-2343: t. 112; 1. 114'; b. 22'2"; dr. 4'6"; s. 8 k.)

Pontiac (SP-2343), originally Pioneer, was built in 1883 at East Providence, R.I. and was rebuilt there in 1909. She was delivered to the Navy under charter at New York 4 March 1918 by the Pawtucket Steamboat Co., Pawtucket, R.I.

Pontiac could not be used as a minesweeper and was returned to her owner 5 June 1918.