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Helena I (SP 24)


Motorboat; Built in 1906 by Van Sant Brothers, Port Republic, NJ; Acquired by the Navy in May 1917; Commissioned 7 September 1917 at Key West, FL; Decommissioned 27 August 1919 at Key West and sold; Wrecked by a hurricane 11 September 1919 before delivery; Struck from the Navy list 4 October 1919.

Specifications: Displacement 9 t.; Length 43'; Beam 10'; Draft 3'; Speed 10 kts.; Complement unknown; Armament one machine gun.


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