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A wreath made of branches, flowers, or leaves Garlands were awarded to the victor in the ancient games.


(Bark: t. 243; 1. 92'5"; b. 24'4"; dr. 12'2"; a. none)

The first Garland was a bark built at Quincy, Mass., in 1815 for service as a privateer. She was rebuilt at New Bedford, Mass., in 1845 and purchased by the Navy there 28 October 1861 for the "Stone Fleet " However, she was not used as an obstruction but transferred to the Army Quartermaster Department at Hilton Head, S.C., 7 January 1862 for service as a supply ship.


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