|USS Thetis (SP-391)|
|Career (United States)|
|Namesake:||Previous name retained|
|Builder:||George Lawley & Son, Neponset, Massachusetts|
|Acquired:||23 June 1917|
|Commissioned:||9 July 1917|
|Struck:||31 March 1919|
|Fate:||Sold 19 July 1920|
|Notes:||Operated as private yacht Thetis 1901-1917 and from 1920|
|Length:||127 ft (39 m)|
|Beam:||16 ft 4 in (4.98 m)|
|Draft:||7 ft 6 in (2.29 m) aft|
2 x 3-pounder guns|
2 x machine guns
Assigned to the 2nd Naval District, Thetis served on the section patrol in southern New England. She patrolled the coast of the United States between Chatham, Massachusetts, and New London, Connecticut, for the remainder of World War I.
Thetis was decommissioned after the end of the war and stricken from the Navy List on 31 March 1919. She was sold to Mr. Herman Lee Meader of New York City on 19 July 1920.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Department of the Navy Naval History and Heritage Command Online Library of Selected Images: U.S. Navy Ships: USS Thetis (SP-391), 1917-1920
- NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive: Thetis (SP 391)