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USS Crest (SP-339)

ISBN: 978-3-6399-9873-3;
Издательство: Книга по требованию

USS Crest (SP-339) was a United States Navy minesweeper in commission from 1917 to 1919. Crest was built in 1911 as a commercial fishing trawler of the same name at Quincy, Massachusetts. The U.S. Navy chartered Crest in 1917 for World War I service and commissioned her as USS Crest (SP-339) on 8 May 1917 with Lieutenant, junior grade, P. C. Shea, USNRF, in command. Fitted out as a minesweeper and assigned to the 1st Naval District, Crest carried out minesweeping, patrol, escort, and rescue operations along the coast of northern New England during World War I.