USS Marie (SP-1260)
|Career (United States)||100x35px|
|Namesake:||Previous name retained|
|Acquired:||Ordered taken over 4 April 1917|
|Commissioned:||13 October 1917|
|Struck:||10 January 1919|
|Fate:||Returned to owner 10 January 1919|
|Notes:||Operated as private motorboat Marie 1901-1917 and from 1919|
|Length:||63 ft (19 m)|
|Beam:||12 ft 6 in (3.81 m)|
|Draft:||4 ft 6 in (1.37 m)|
|Armament:||1 x 1-pounder gun|
Marie was built as a civilian motorboat in 1901. She was ordered to be taken over by the U.S. Navy from her owner, O. L. Owens, on 4 April 1917 for use as a patrol boat during World War I. The Navy commissioned her on 13 October 1917 as USS Marie (SP-1260).
Marie was stricken from the Navy List and returned to Owens on 10 January 1919.
Throughout her time in service, Marie (SP-1260) was one of two U.S. Navy ships in commission with the name USS Marie, the other being patrol boat USS Marie (SP-100).
- This article includes text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive: Marie (SP 1260)