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Wemootah (SP 201)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1916 by the Gas Engine and Power Co. and the Charles L. Seabury Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 16 June 1917
  • Commissioned 7 July 1917 at New York, NY
  • Struck from the Navy list 13 June 1919
  • Sold 10 October 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 21 t.
  • Length 70'
  • Beam 13'
  • Draft 4' 3"
  • Speed 11 kts.
  • Complement 13
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 120hp 6-cylinder Speedway gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Motorboat Wemootah
    Wemootah 130k Photographed by Edwin Levick, New York City, prior to her World War I era Naval service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99368
    Naval Historical Center
    USS Wemootah (SP 201)
    Wemootah 145k With several other patrol craft in an icy port, probably in the New York Harbor area, circa 1917-1919
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102515
    Naval Historical Center

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