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Anado (SP 455)


  • Built in 1917 by the Gas Engine and Power Co. and Charles L. Seabury Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 8 July 1917
  • Commissioned 17 August 1917
  • Struck from the Navy Register 26 February 1919 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 33 t.
  • Length 70'
  • Beam 13'
  • Draft 2' 4"
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 10
  • Propulsion: Two 200hp 8-cylinder Speedway gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Anado 73k Underway in June 1917, prior to her World War I Navy service
    U.S. Navy Photo NH 100655
    Naval Historical Center
    Anado 75k Photographed prior to her World War I Navy service.
    USN Photo NH 100665

    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Anado (SP-455)-a motorboat constructed in 1917 at Morris Heights, N.Y., by the Gas Engine & Power Co. & Charles L. Seabury Co.-was acquired by the Navy under free lease from Mr. J. A. Mollenhauser of Brooklyn, N.Y., on 8 July 1917; and commissioned on 17 August 1917. Assigned to the 3d Naval District section patrol, Anado patrolled the waters of New York and Long Island through the end of World War I. She was returned to her owner on 26 February 1919, and her name was stricken from the Navy list that same day.

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