USS Coronet (SP-194)
USS Coronet in an icy port sometime between 1917 and 1919.
|Career (United States)||100x35px|
|Namesake:||Previous name retained|
|Acquired:||20 July 1917|
|Commissioned:||24 September 1917|
|Struck:||5 August 1919|
|Fate:||Sold 5 August 1919|
|Notes:||Operated as private motorboat Coronet 1905-1917|
|Length:||90 ft (27 m)|
|Beam:||14 ft (4.3 m)|
|Draft:||4 ft 1 in (1.24 m)|
|Armament:||1 x 3-pounder gun|
Coronet was built as a civilian motorboat in 1905 at Morris Heights, New York. The U.S. Navy acquired her on 20 July 1917 for use as a patrol boat during World War I. She was commissioned on 24 September 1917 as USS Coronet (SP-194) with Ensign J. R. Smith, USNRF, in command.
Coronet was assigned to the 3rd Naval District, where she performed patrol duty for the remainder of World War I.
On 5 August 1919, Coronet was stricken from the Navy List and sold.
- This article includes text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Department of the Navy Naval Historical Center Online Library of Selected Images: U.S. Navy Ships: USS Coronet (SP-194), 1917-1919. Originally the civilian motor boat Coronet (1905)
- NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive: Coronet (SP 194)