From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


Former name retained.

Chipper (No. 1049), a motorboat free leased to the Navy, was placed in service on 24 July 1917 and assigned to the 4th Naval District where she performed patrol duty at Philadelphia and ferry duty at the Naval Academy. In March 1918 Chipper was transferred to the 5th Naval District where she remained until being returned to her owners on 24 March 1919.

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Date: 24 Jan 1999