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Whippet (SP 89)

Motorboat: Built in 1917 by the Greenpoint Basin and Construction Co., Greenpoint, Long Island, NY; Acquired by the Navy 9 July 1917; Commissioned 24 July 1917; Decommissioned 11 January 1919, struck from the Navy list and returned to her owner. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 21 t.; Length 72'; Beam 12'; Draft 3' 3"; Speed 23 kts.; Complement 11; Armament one 1-pounder and one machine gun.

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Whippet 76k Photographed before her World War I era Naval service.
U.S.Navy photo NH 102564
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