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(MB. l. 40'; b. 9'; dr. 3')

Search—a motor boat built in 1917 by the Dachel Carter Boat Co. Benton Harbor, Mich.—was accepted into service by tee Coast Guard on 18 April 1917, soon after the Coast Guard was transferred to the Navy Department for service in World War I.

Search was assigned to patrol duty at Sault Sainte Marie, Mich. She was returned to the Treasury Department when the services were separated on 28 August 1919. Renamed AB-12 in 1923, she served the Coast Guard until 1935.