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Marie (SP 100)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1912 by Gas Engine and Power Co., and Charles L. Seabury Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 1 May 1917
  • Commissioned USS Marie (SP 100), 15 June 1917
  • Struck from the Naval Register 6 August 1919
  • Sold 2 October 1919 to E. J. Steiner of New York
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 251 t.
  • Length 70' 3"
  • Beam 11' 6"
  • Draft 3' 6"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement: Nine
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two 125hp 6-cylinder Speedway gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: The first Marie (SP-l00), a motor patrol boat, was built at Seabury's, Morris Heights, N.Y., in 1912; taken over by the Navy 28 April 1917 from George M. Pynchon; delivered 1 May 1917; and commissioned 15 June 1917, Ens. S. B. Howell in command.

    Too lightly constructed for offshore service, she served during World War I on section patrol. Stricken from the Naval Register 6 August 1919, she was sold to E. J. Steiner 2 October 1919.


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