From: Dictionary of American Fighting Ships


A fresh water game fish closely related to the trout.

(SP - 289: t. 4; l.50'; b. 10'3"; dr. 3'; s. 10 k.; a. 1 1-pdr.)

The third Grayling (SP-289) was built by Peterson, Hudson River, N.Y.; acquired by the Navy from her owner, Myer Resebush, 22 May 1917; and commissioned the same day, Boatswain Robert L. Kemp, USNRF, in command. She served as a patrol boat on local and coastal waters around Norfolk, Va., during the remainder of World War I. She decommissioned 15 January 1919 and was returned to her owner the same day.


Transcribed by Yves HUBERT (