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ex-Sylvia (SP 471)

Motorboat: Built by Sam Williams, Marco, FL; Acquired by the Navy 6 June 1917; Commissioned Sylvia (SP 471), 4 September 1917; Renamed SP-471, 11 April 1918; Beaten to pieces by a hurricane, 9 September 1919 at North Beach Basin, Key West, FL; Struck from the Navy list 4 October 1919.

Specifications: Displacement 17 t.; Length 48' 6"; Beam 11' 6"; Draft 3' 1"; Speed 6.9 kts.; Complement eight; Armament one 1-pounder and one machine gun.

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SP-471 52k Underway, prior to World War I.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102249
Naval Historical Center
USS SP-471
SP-471 52k In port, during World War I.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102248
Naval Historical Center

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