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Avis (SP 382)

Motorboat: Built in 1908 by Berger, Manitowoc, WI; Acquired by the Navy 28 July 1917 and commissioned the same day; LAid up in November 1917 at Detroit, MI; Reactivated in May 1918; Struck from the Navy list 15 November 1918 and returned to her owner. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 17 t.; Length 52'; Beam 11' 6"; Draft 4'; Speed 10 kts.; Complement eight; Armament one 1-pounder, one machine gun and
five rifles.

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Avis 82k Underway on the Great Lakes, prior to World War I.
U.S. Navy photo NH 93936
Naval Historical Center

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DANFS history entry located on the Naval Historical Center web site.
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