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Traveler (SP 122)

Destroyed 9 September 1919

Motorboat:

  • Built in 1914 by the Mathews Boat Co., Port Clinton, OH
  • Acquired by the Navy 5 May 1917 at Miami, FL
  • Commissioned 14 July 1917
  • Destroyed in a hurricane 9 September 1919 at Key West, FL
  • Struck from the Navy list 4 October 1919.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 18 t.
  • Length 50' 3"
  • Beam 10' 8"
  • Draft 3' 6"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Six
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 35hp 4-cylinder Sterling gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Traveler 90k Photographed prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102264
    Naval Historical Center

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