From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Vol.IV- p227


A former name retained.

(ScStr: t. 677; 1. 190' ; b. 30' ; dr. 10'7'' ; sp.. 13k.; cpl. 25)

Manzanita, a lighthouse tender built at Camden, N.J. in 1908, was transferred to the Navy with the entire Lighthouse Service by Executive order 11 April 1917. She was returned to the custody of the Department of Commerce 1 July 1919.