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SP-90
ex-Rondo (SP 90)

Destroyed 9 September 1919

Motorboat: Built in 1915 at Rhode River Shipbuilding Co., Rhode River, MD; Acquired by the Navy 16 May 1917; Commissioned USS Rondo (SP 90), 14 November 1917; Renamed SP-90 in 1918; Destroyed in a hurricane 9 September 1919 at North Beach Basin, Key West, FL; Struck from the Navy list 4 October 1919.

Specifications: Displacement 20 t.; Length 50'; Beam 15'; Draft 3' 3"; Speed nine kts.; Complement six; Armament one 1-pounder and one machine gun.


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Rondo 67k In port during World War I. The bow of USS St. Sebastian (SP-470) is visible in the right distance.
U.S.Navy Photo NH 102146
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