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ex-USCGC Artmar III
ex-USS Artmar III (SP 408)
Artmar III served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard
Motorboat:Built in 1912 by F. S. Nock, Boatbuilder, East Greenwich, RIAcquired by the Navy 22 May 1917Commissioned USS Artmar III (SP 408), 24 May 1917Decommissioned 18 February 1919Struck from the Navy list 11 April 1919Transferred to the Coast Guard 15 September 1919 at Newport, RI and commissioned USCGC Artmar IIIRenamed Dash 16 December 1919Renamed AB-5, 6 November 1923Sold 19 September 1933 to A. P. Cook of Fort Lauderdale, FL for $56.00Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 32 t.Length 64'Beam 12'Draft 3' 6"Speed 11 kts.Complement: SixArmament: One 1-pounder and one machine gunPropulsion: One 70hp 6-cylinder Jager gasoline engine, one shaft.
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||In port on a winter day, circa 1917-1919
U.S. Navy photo NH 100952
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