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Siwash (SP 12)

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

Motorboat: Built in 1916 by the Gas Engine and Power Co., Morris Heights, NY; Acquired by the Navy 10 June 1917; Commissioned 18 August 1917; Decommissioned 10 May 1919; Transferred to the Department of Commerce 16 June 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 56 t.; Length 78'; Beam 14' 9"; Draft 4' 1"; Speed 13 kts.; Complement 15; Armament one 1-pounder and one machine gun.


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Siwash 112k Underway prior to her World War I Navy service.
Photographed by Morris Rosenfeld, New York.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102220
Naval Historical Center
Siwash 92k Underway prior to her World War I Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102221
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Siwash 75k Underway prior to her World War I Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102222
Naval Historical Center

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