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Patrol No. 1 (SP 45)


  • Built in 1916 by Britt Brothers, Lynn, MA
  • Commissioned 4 May 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 25 May 1917
  • Wrecked in a hurricane 11 September 1919 at North Beach Basin, Key West, FL
  • Struck from the Naval list 4 October 1919.


  • Displacement 5 t.
  • Length 40'
  • Beam 9'
  • Draft 2' 3"
  • Speed 25 kts.
  • Armament: One machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 135hp 6-cylinder Sterling gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Patrol #1 107k Photographed in port, during World War I
    U.S. Navy photos NH 102114, NH 102115 and NH 102116
    Naval Historical Center
    Patrol #1 55k
    Patrol #1 58k

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