USS Lillie B (SP-1502)
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|Name:||USS Lillie B|
|Namesake:||Previous name retained|
|Acquired:||20 April 1917|
|Fate:||Returned to owner 5 September 1917|
|Notes:||No active naval service|
|Length:||45 ft 6 in (13.87 m)|
|Beam:||16 ft 8 in (5.08 m)|
USS Lillie B (SP-1502), also SP-1520, sometimes spelled Lillie B., was a motorboat leased by the United States Navy in 1917 for use as a patrol boat.
Lillie B was built in 1881 at New Orleans, Louisiana. The U.S. Navy leased her on 20 April 1917 from her owner, E. Macrenaris of Tarpon Springs, Florida, for use as a patrol boat during World War I.
Lillie B saw no active naval service, and the Navy returned her to her owner on 5 September 1917.
- ↑ Sources disagree on Lillie B's section patrol number. The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (at http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/l6/lillie_b.htm) and NavSource Online (at http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/171502.htm) provide SP-1502 as her number, but NavSource Online in a duplicate entry for Lillie B (at http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/171520.htm) also states that her number was SP-1520.
- 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: Lillie B. (SP 1502)
- NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive: Lillie B (SP 1520)