Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online:
Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive

Nepenthe (SP 112)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - George - Quack - Cast

Motorboat:

  • Built in 1917 by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ
  • Acquired by the Navy 7 June 1917 at Key West, FL
  • Returned to her owner 5 October 1917
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 20 t.
  • Length 80'
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 2' 10"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement: Six (civilian)
  • Armament: Two 1-pounders and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 160ihp gasoline engine, one shaft.
    Click on thumbnail
    for full size image
    Size Image Description Source
    No image of Nepenthe (SP 112) is available at this time

    View the Nepenthe (SP 112)
    DANFS history entry located on the Naval Historical Center website

    Back To The Main Photo Index Back to the Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Ship Index Back to the Section Patrol Craft (SP) Photo Index

    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

    This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History