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Riette (SP 107)

Motorboat: Built in 1916 as Amalia III by the Twentieth Century Yacht, Launch and Engine Co., Morris Heights, NY; Renamed Temegan II and Riette; Acquired by the Navy, 19 May 1917; Commissioned USS Riette (SP 107), 5 August 1917; Decommissioned, 14 August 1919; Struck from the Navy list 27 September 1919; Sold, 30 October 1919; Remained on yacht registers until 1958. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 29 t.; Length 60'; Beam 13' 6"; Draft 3' 8"; Depth of hold 5' 5"; Speed 11 kts.; Complement 12; Armament one 1-pounder and one machine gun.

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Motorboat Riette
Riette 98k Photographed prior to her World War I Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102162
Naval Historical Center
USS Riette (SP 107)
SP-689 65k Riette in an icy harbor, circa 1917-1919. Partially visible, at left, are Uncas (SP 689) and USS Perfecto (SP-86).
U.S. Navy photo NH 102163
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