|USS Chestnut Hill (ID-2526)|
|Builder:||Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company|
|Launched:||23 August 1917|
|Acquired:||14 March 1918|
|Commissioned:||14 March 1918|
|Decommissioned:||3 September 1919|
|Length:||280 ft (85 m)|
|Beam:||50 ft 9 in (15.47 m)|
|Draft:||24 ft 5 in (7.44 m)|
|Speed:||11 kn (20 km/h; 13 mph)|
|Armament:||1 x 5-inch gun; 1 x 6-pounder cannon|
Chestnut Hill, was launched 23 August 1917 by shipbuilder Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company at Gloucester City, New Jersey, and acquired by the U.S. Navy 14 March 1918 and commissioned the same day with Lieutenant Commander J. D. Murray in command. She reported to the Naval Overseas Transportation Service.
The Chestnut Hill served as an escort and fuel ship in the Azores from 22 March—15 June 1918 for two convoys of submarine chasers.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
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