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Avis (SP 382)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1908 by Berger, Manitowoc, WI
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 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 3' 3:
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement: Eight
  • Propulsion: Two 48hp 4-cylinder Doman gasoline engines, two shafts.
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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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