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Edamena II (SP 14)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1916 by George Lawley, Neponset, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 22 May 1917
  • Commissioned 24 May 1917
  • Sold 14 February 1919 to her former owner
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 9 t.
  • Length 45' 5"
  • Beam 9' 7"
  • Draft 2' 10"
  • Speed 25 kts.
  • Complement: Five
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: Two 150hp 6-cylinder Van Blerck gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Edamena II 87k Underway, circa 1916-1917
    U.S. Navy photo NH 103628
    Naval Historical Center

    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships History: Edamena II (No. 14), a motorboat, was built by George Lawley, Neponset, Mass., in 1916; purchased by the Navy on 22 May 1917; and commissioned 2 days later, Ensign G. W. Willis, USNRF, in command. She was assigned to the 2d Naval District and based on New Bedford, Mass. She performed patrol and dispatch duties in that area until December 1918. Edamena II was sold to her former owner on 14 February 1919.
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