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Wendy (SP 448)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1913 by the Jahncke Navigation Co., New Orleans, LA
  • Acquired by the Navy 1 July 1917
  • Commissioned 3 August 1917 at New Orleans
  • Decommissioned 9 December 1918 and returned to her owner the same day
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 24 t.
  • Length 55'
  • Beam 11' 6"
  • Draft 2' 6"
  • Speed 9 kts.
  • Compliment: Nine
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one Colt machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 40hp 4-cylinder Murray and Tregurtha gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Wendy
    Wendy 151k Underway prior to her World War I Naval service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99390
    Naval Historical Center
    USS Wendy (SP 448)
    Wendy 117k Underway during the World War I era.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102519
    Naval Historical Center

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