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Babette II (SP 484)


  • Built in 1917 by the Gas Engine and Power Co. and Charles L. Seabury Co., Morris Heights, New York for Henry Goldman of New York City
  • Commissioned 25 July 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy 18 August 1917
  • Decommissioned 15 December 1918
  • Struck from the Navy Register 17 January 1919 and returned to her owner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 11 t.
  • Length 52'
  • Beam 11' 4"
  • Draft 3'
  • Speed 21 kts.
  • Complement: Six
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: Two 150hp 6-cylinder Speedway gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Babette II
    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
    USS Babette II (SP 484)
    Babette II 245k U.S. Naval Training Station, Hampton Roads, Virginia, January 3, 1919. Postcard size photograph shows: Babette II, starboard bow view, along with seaplane
    Herman L. Wittemann Collection, Albertype Co., Brooklyn, New York photo 7624-6 from National Museum of the U.S. Navy
    Michael Mohl

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