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Anemone



The second Anemone--a lighthouse tender constructed in 1908 at Camden, N. J., for the Lighthouse Service--was transferred to the Navy on 16 April 1917, after the United States entered World War I, and was commissioned on 16 May 1917. Assigned to the 2d Naval District, the ship spent the war years patrolling, tending antisubmarine nets, adjusting buoys, and laying mines.

Her name was struck from the Navy list on 4 March 1919, and she was returned to the Lighthouse Service. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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Arbutus



Arbutus-- a lighthouse tender built in 1879 at Baltimore, Md.-- was transferred to the Navy from the Lighthouse Service on 16 April 1917 and was commissioned on 4 June 1917. Operating under the orders of the Commandant, 5th Naval District, she served just over two years before being returned to the Lighthouse Service by an executive order dated 1 July 1919. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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Armeria



Armeria--a lighthouse tender built in 1890 at Camden, N.J. --was transferred to the Navy from the Lighthouse Service on 24 March 1898 and was converted for naval service at the Norfolk Navy Yard. Armeria's commissioning date is unknown, but her commanding officer was Lt. Comdr. Leavitt Curtis Logan. Assigned to the North Atlantic Squadron for the duration of hostilities in the Spanish-American War, she made two voyages from the United States to Cuba carrying ammunition. She entered Key West, Fla., on 9 August 1898 and, two days later, she was returned to the Lighthouse Service. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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Aspen



The lighthouse tender Aspen--built at Toledo, Ohio, and launched in November 19O~--was transferred from the Lighthouse Service to the United States Navy on 16 April 1917, by executive order, soon after the United States entered World War I. Assigned to the 9th Naval District, headquartered at Great Lakes, Ill., Aspen operated out of that port under the auspices of the commandant of that district until her return to the Lighthouse Service on 1 July 1919. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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Azalea



The lighthouse tender Azalea was built at New York City in 1891 for the United States Lighthouse Service. Transferred to the Navy on 16 April 1917, she was commissioned on 9 May and assigned to the 1st Naval District for which she salvaged navigational aids, adjusted buoys. and tended nets through the Armistice and into 1919. Following the return of peace the tender returned to the Lighthouse Service in accordance with an Executive Order dated 1 July 1919. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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Camellia



Camellia (lighthouse tender) was mobilized for war service by executive order and transferred first to the War Department, and on 1 July 1917, to the Navy Department. She was thereafter attached to the 8th Naval District until 1 July 1919 when she was returned to her owner. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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Cedar



Cedar, a sea-going lighthouse tender, was built at Long Beach, Calif., for service in Alaska. She was acquired from the Lighthouse Service in August 1917, and operated throughout World War I as a patrol vessel assigned to the 13th Naval District. She was returned to the Lighthouse Service under an Executive order of 1 July 1919. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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Clover



The second Clover, a lighthouse tender, was taken over by the Navy at the start of World War I. Attached to the 9th, 10th and 11th Naval Districts, the tender continued lighthouse duty on the Great Lakes throughout the war. She was returned to the Lighthouse Service on 1 July 1919. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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Columbine



The second Columbine, a lighthouse tender, served in the Navy from 11 April 1917 to 1 July 1919, assigned to the 14th and 5th Naval Districts. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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Coeur De Lion



Coeur de Lion , a side wheel steamer, was loaned to the Navy Department by the Lighthouse Board in 1861; outfitted at New York Navy Yard; and sailed 2 October 1861 for Washington, D.C., Acting Master Alexander in command.

Until the end of the war Coeur de Lion patrolled in the Potomac, James, and other rivers of Virginia. She burned the schooners, Charity , Gazelle , and Flight in the Appomattox River on 27 May 1862 and the schooners Sarah Margaret and Odd Fellow up the Coan River 1 June 1862. Enforcing the blockade, Coeur de Lion captured the schooners Emily Murray off Machodoc Creek, Va., 9 February 1863, and Robert Knowles 16 September 1863, and Malinda 3 June 1864, in the Potomac. During a reconnaissance up the Nansemond River, she exchanged fire with enemy batteries on 17 and 19 April 1863, taking the surrender of one of these on the 19th.

Arriving at Washington Navy Yard 15 May 1865, Coeur de Lion was decommissioned 2 June 1865 and returned to the Lighthouse Board the following day. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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Crocus



The second Crocus, a lighthouse tender transferred to the Navy at the beginning of World War I, served throughout the war on the Great Lakes attached to the 9th, 10th, and 11th Naval Districts. She was returned to the Lighthouse Service 1 July 1919. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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Cypress



Cypress a lighthouse tender, was transferred to the Navy under Executive Order of 11 April 1917 and thereafter assigned to the 6th Naval District where she continued to perform lighthouse service duties. She was returned to the Lighthouse Service by order of 1 July 1919. (Source: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships)

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