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Elithro II (SP 15)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - Fox - Watch - Pup

Motorboat:

  • Built in 1916 by the Luders Marine Construction Company, Stamford, CT
  • Acquired by the Navy in November 1917 from John Kelly Robinson of Rye, NY
  • Commissioned 26 December 1917
  • Returned to her owner 18 December 1918
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 17 t.
  • Length 55'
  • Beam 9'
  • Draft 4.5'
  • Complement: One (civilian)
  • Propulsion: Two 125ihp gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Elithro II 84k Underway, circa 1916-1917.
    Note that she has two small funnels abreast, with her SP number on the one nearest the camera.
    Photographed by Publisher's Photo Service, Stamford, Connecticut.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101702
    Naval Historical Center
    Elithro II 100k Underway, circa 1916-1917.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 104065

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