From: Dictionary of American Fighting Ships
Edith M III
Former name retained.
(SP: l. 59; b. 15'6'; dr. 4'6'; s. 9 k.; cpl. 11; a. 1 1-pdr.)
Edith M. III (No. 196), a motorboat, was built by V. J. Osborn, Croton-on-the-Hudson, N.Y., in 1909; purchased by the Navy in June 1917; and commissioned on 5 November 1917, Boatswain A. R. Mulkins, USNRF, in command. She was assigned to the 3d Naval District where she passed World War I carrying men and provisions around New York Harbor. Decommissioned on 8 May 1919, Edith M. III was sold on 2 July 1919.
Transcribed by Yves HUBERT (firstname.lastname@example.org)