From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Vol.III, p 471


A European evergreen shrub of the climbing variety, or one of various other climbing plants.

(LHT: t. 550; l. 173'; b. 30'; dr. 8'5'')

Ivy, a steel-hulled tender, was built in Baltimore in 1904 and transferred to the Navy Department via the War Department by a letter of 25 May 1917. She was returned to the Lighthouse Service 1 July 1919 after performing general patrol duties during the preceding two years.