USS Dicky (SP-231)

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Dicky as a civilian motorboat sometime between 1913 and 1917, prior to her U.S. Navy service..
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Name: USS Dicky
Namesake: Previous name retained
Builder: Weckler Boat Company, Chicago, Illinois
Completed: 1913
Acquired: April 1917
Commissioned: mid-June 1917
Fate: Returned to owner 14 January 1919
Notes: Operated as civilian motorboat Dicky 1913-1917 and from 1919
General characteristics
Type: Patrol vessel
Length: 46 ft (14 m)

USS Dicky (SP-231) was a United States Navy patrol vessel in commission from 1917 to 1919.

Dicky was built as a civilian motorboat of the same name in 1913 by the Weckler Boat Company at Chicago, Illinois. The U.S. Navy leased her from her owner, C.N. Steele of Waukegan, Illinois, in April 1917 for World War I service as a patrol vessel. She was commissioned in mid-June 1917 as USS Dicky (SP-231).

Dicky was assigned to the 9th Naval District for duty on the Great Lakes on the section patrol for the remainder of World War I.

Dicky was returned to Steele on 14 January 1919.