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SP-269
ex-Tillamook (SP 269)


Motorboat:

  • The second Tillamook was built in 1911 by the Matthews Boat Co., Port Clinton, OH
  • Acquired by the Navy 14 May 1917
  • Delivered 1 June 1917 and commissioned USS Tillamook (SP 269)
  • Renamed SP-269 in 1918
  • Struck from the Navy list 12 August 1919
  • Sold 20 November 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 24 t.
  • Length 59'
  • Beam 12' 6"
  • Draft 4' 9"
  • Speed 9.5 kts.
  • Complement: Nine
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 80hp 4-cylinder Murray and Tregurtha gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    SP-269 84k Underway prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102262
    Naval Historical Center

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