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Speedway (SP 407)


Motorboat:

  • Built by the Gas Engine and Power Co. and Charles L. Seaburg Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Commissioned 3 May 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 29 May 1917
  • Returned to her owner 14 February 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 15 t.
  • Length 54'
  • Beam 11' 3"
  • Draft 2' 6"
  • Speed 13.8 kts.
  • Complement: Eight
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one .30 cal. machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 148hp 6-cylinder Speedway gasoline engine, one shaft.
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