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Raccoon (SP 506)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - George - Have - Vice

Motorboat:

  • Built in 1915 by George Lawley and Son, Neponset, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 5 May 1917 and commissioned USS Raccoon (SP 506) the same day
  • Returned to her owner 17 January 1919
  • Renamed Constance in 1924
  • Disappeared from mercantile register in 1925
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 16 t.
  • Length 50'
  • Beam 10' 1"
  • Draft 3' 6"
  • Speed 22 kts.
  • Complement: Six
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 10ihp gasoline engine, one shaft.
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