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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.


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Psyche V 97k In port during World War I.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102143
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