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ex-Sequoyah (SP 426)
Motorboat:Built in 1905 by Crocket, Pocomoke City, MDCommissioned USS Sequoyah (SP 426) 24 April 1917Delivered to the Navy 18 May 1917Renamed SP-426 in 1918Decommissioned 29 January 1919 and returned to her ownerFate unknown.
SpecificationsDisplacement 15 t.Length 60'Beam 16'Draft 5' 3"Speed 8 kts.Complement: SixArmament: One 1-pounderPropulsion: One 54hp 4-cylinder Automatic gasoline engine, one shaft.
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|01||ENS Albert T. LaVallette, USNRF||1918 - 1919|
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Sequoyah (SP-426), a motorboat built in 1907 by Crockett,Pocomoke City, Md., was chartered on 24 August 1917 from Albert T. Lavallette of Hampton Va.; and commissioned on the same day.
Sequoyah was used for transporting ammunition and supplies in Norfolk harbor in World War I. She was known as SP-426 for much of her career. Sequoyah was decommissioned and returned to her owner on 29 January 1919.
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