USS Kumigan (SP-97)

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Name: USS Kumigan (proposed)
Namesake: Previous name retained
Builder: Great Lakes Boat Building Corporation
Completed: 1917
Acquired: 8 May 1917
Commissioned: Never
Fate: Returned to owner early summer 1917
Notes: Saw no active U.S. Navy service
General characteristics
Type: Patrol vessel (proposed)
Tonnage: 34 tons
Length: 76 ft (23 m)
Beam: 13 ft (4.0 m)
Draft: 2 ft 9 in (0.84 m)
Armament: 1 x 1-pounder gun

USS Kumigan (SP-97) was the proposed name and designation for an armed yacht acquired in 1917 that never saw active service in the United States Navy.

Kumigan was built as a civilian motor yacht in 1917 by the Great Lakes Boat Building Corporation. The U.S. Navy acquired her on 8 May 1917 from her owner, Albert Pack of East Chicago, Illinois, for use as a patrol vessel during World War I.

Kumigan was assigned the section patrol designation SP-97 and was enrolled in the Naval Coastal Defense Reserve on 10 May 1917. However, she was never commissioned, saw no active U.S. Navy service, and was returned to her owner early in the summer of 1917.