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Me-Too (SP 155)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1913 by Julius Ollsen, Dames Point, FL
  • Acquired by the Navy 8 May 1917
  • Commissioned, 28 June 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 2 July 1917
  • Sold 1 December 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 18 t.
  • Length 50'
  • Beam 11' 4"
  • Draft 3' 1"
  • Speed 6.9 kts.
  • Complement: Seven
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • One 40hp 4-cylinder Clifton gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Me-Too 110k In port, prior to her World War I era Naval service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101353
    Naval Historical Center

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS George S. McNelty, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Me-Too (SP-155), a wooden motor launch, was built by Julius Ollsen, Dames Point, Fla., in 1913; purchased by the Navy from her owner, A. J. Shad of Jacksonville, Fla., 8 May 1917; and commissioned at Jacksonville 28 June 1917, Ens. G. S. McNelty, USNRF, in command.

    Assigned to the 6th Naval District, Me-Too operated out of the section base at Jacksonville and patrolled the lower reaches of the St. John's River. After the Armistice she remained at Jacksonville and was sold to Carl Worden 1 December 1919.


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