Army & Navy - NAVY: Bargain Barkentine

For $1 a year, the U.S. Navy had chartered as handsome a yacht as there is in the world. The square-rigged auxiliary barkentine Sea Cloud, in time of peace, supplied Mr. & Mrs. Joseph E. Davies with the kind of transportation they liked best. Last week, at a Baltimore dock, awed workmen were busy removing the Davies' doodads to prepare the Sea Cloud for service in the Coast Guard.

When the Sea Cloud was built at Kiel in 1931, at a cost variously estimated at $1,000,000 to $3,500,000, she was known as the Hussar; Mrs. Davies was then Mrs. Edward F....

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