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Vidofner (SP 402)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1906 by Murray and Tregurtha, South Boston, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 19 May 1917
  • Commissioned 7 June 1917 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard
  • Decommissioned 7 December 1917 at Essington, PA and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 27 t.
  • Length 58' 9"
  • Beam 11'
  • Draft 3' 6"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 10
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun.
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    Vidofner 42k U.S. Navy photo Naval Historical Center

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Edgar S. Husband, USNRF7 June 1917
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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