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Babette II (SP 484)


Motorboat: Babette II, a 52-foot motor pleasure craft, was built in 1917 at Morris Heights, New York, probably with the expectation of offering her to the Navy for patrol service. She was leased upon completion and placed in commission in July 1917 as USS Babette II (SP-484). For the rest of World War I the boat was employed in the vicinity of Hampton Roads, Virginia, performing transportation, inspection and command support duties. Decommissioned in mid-January 1919, she was immediately returned to her owner. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 52'; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Armament unknown; Complement unknown.


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Babette II 158k Underway in 1917, probably while running trials in the vicinity of Morris Heights, New York, where she was built.
U.S.Navy photo NH 100228
Naval Historical Center

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