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NavSource Online: Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
Patrol No. 6 (SP 54)
Motorboat:Built in 1916 as Bonita by George Lawley and Son, Neponset, MAAcquired by the Navy 16 June 1917Commissioned USS Patrol No. 6 (SP 54), 29 June 1917Struck from the Naval Register 7 November 1919Sold 19 March 1921Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 34 t.Length 63'Beam 12'Draft 3' 6"Speed 32 kts.Complement: NineArmament: Two 1-poundersPropulsion: Two 350hp Van Blerck gasoline engines, two shafts
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||Photographed in port, during World War I
U.S. Navy photo NH 102121
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||In port during World War I. The superstructure of Patrol No. 6 is visible in the left background. The boat at far right, with numbers on her bow, is USS Daiquiri (SP-1285)
U.S. Navy photo NH 102123
|01||ENS Bernard A. Kinnicutt, USNRF||1918|
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Patrol No. 6, ex-Bonita, a motor boat built by Geo. Lawley & Son, Neponset, Massachuetts in 1916, was purchased by the Navy from Herman Oelrichs, Newport, R.I. 16 June 1917 and commissioned 29 June 1917.
Patrol No. 6 operated out of the 2d Naval District, headquartered at Newport, during World War I. After decommissioning, she was struck from the Navy List 7 November 1919 and sold to George A. Crowley, New York City 19 March 1921.
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