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Barracuda (SP 23)


  • Built in 1916 as Barracuda at Amityville, NY
  • At some point in the latter part of that year, or in early 1917, she was inspected for possible U.S. Navy section patrol service and assigned the registry number SP-23. However, she was not taken over and remained in civilian hands
    during the First World War
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 33'.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Barracuda 85k Photographed circa 1916.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99338
    Naval Historical Center
    Barracuda 105k c. 1916/1917 when being inspected for possible U.S. Navy section patrol service
    Library of Congress photo LC-B2-3968-13
    Mike Green

    There is no DANFS history currently available for Barracuda (SP 23)
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