Built: Smith-Williams, Salisbury, MD
Machinery: Gasoline engine
Speed: 12 knots
Draft: 2' 9"
Displacement: 12 tons
Acquired: 19 December 1919
Disposition: February 1931
Armament: 1 1-pdr. (USN)
This motorboat was originally Marguerite and designated SP-193 during World War I. She was stationed at Mobile, AL in the Gulf Division and re-named AB-8 on 6 November 1923.
Donald Canney. U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995.
U.S. Coast Guard. Record of Movements: Vessels of the United States Coast Guard: 1790 - December 31, 1933. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1934; 1989 (reprint).