Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online:
Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive

Psyche V (SP 9)

Psyche V served both the U. S. Navy and the Department of Commerce.

Motorboat: Built in 1909 as Achelous by Fred S. Nock, East Greenwich, RI; Renamed Psyche V; Acquired by the Navy 23 April 1917; Commissioned USS
Psyche V (SP 9)
, 15 June 1917 at New York, NY; Transferred to the Department of Commerce 16 June 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 43 t.; Length 75'; Beam 13' 6"; Draft 4' 6"; Speed 12 kts.; Complement 11; Armament one 3-pounder and two machine guns.

Click On Image
For Full Size Image
Size Image Description Source
Psyche V 97k In port during World War I.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102143
Naval Historical Center

View the Pysche V (SP 9)
DANFS history entry located on the Naval Historical Center web site
Back To The Main Photo Index Back To the Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Ship Type Index Back to the Section Patrol Craft (SP) Photo Index

Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan
© 2006 Joseph M. Radigan © 1996 - 2006 NavSource Naval History. All Rights Reserved.