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Patrol No. 8 (SP 56)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1916 by Murray and Tregurtha, South Boston, Massachusetts
  • Acquired by the Navy 10 May 1917
  • Commissioned 11 May 1917
  • Returned to her owner 18 February 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 40 t.
  • Length 72'
  • Beam 12' 9"
  • Draft 5' 9"
  • Speed 31 kts.
  • Complement 10
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and one 1-pounder.
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    Patrol No. 8 69k Underway during World War I.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102122
    Naval Historical Center

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Harold Stirling Vanderbilt, USNRF11 May 1917
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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