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Hobcaw (SP 252)


Motorboat: Built in 1907 by L. B. Newman, Long Branch, NY; Acquired by the Navy 27 August 1917; Commissioned 10 September 1917; Returned to her owner 18 November 1918. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 19 t.; Length 52' 6"; Beam 12' 6"; Draft 2' 6"; Speed 8 kts.; Complement unknown; Armament one 1-pounder.


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Hobcaw 95k Photographed prior to her World War I era Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 99427
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