USS Rivalen

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Rivalen

(SP-63: 1. 43'; b. 9'; dr. 2'7"; s. 19 k.; cpl. 7; a. 1 1-pdr.)

Rivalen was built during 1917 by George Lawley & Sons Neponset, Mass., as a wooden private boat; acquired 17 April 1917 for U.S. Navv service as a patrol bout from her owner, W. Harry Brown of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and delivered 29 June 1917 to Boston Navy Yard. Although her Petty Offieer in Charge, Coxswain James R. Hanham, reported on board 17 November 1917, Rivalen did not enter service until 12 May 1918.

Active on patrol duty in Boston Harbor from May to July 1918, Rwalen was found unsuited to her duties and remained idle into 1919. Returned to her former owner 5 May 1919, she was renamed Tremont under new ownership in 1921 before disappearing from yseht registers in the early 1930's.