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Wistaria (SP 259)


Motorboat: Built as Wistaria by the Elco Co., Bayonne, NJ; Acquired by the Navy 7 May 1917 and assigned identification number SP-259; Never commissioned; Returned to her owner 10 December 1917 and struck from the Navy list. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 52'; Beam 11'; Draft 3' 7"; Speed 9 kts.; Complement unknown; Armament one 1-pounder and one machine gun.


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Wistaria 136k Underway prior to World War I.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 99590
Robert Hurst
Wistaria 84k Underway prior to World War I.
Naval Historical Center photo NH 102573
Robert Hurst

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