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Shark (SP 534)


Motorboat: Built in 1907 as Ildico IV at South Yarmouth, MA; Renamed Shark; Acquired by the Navy 17 May 1917; Commissioned USS Shark (SP 534), 24 May 1917; Struck from the Navy list 16 September 1919; Sold 20 October 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 30 t.; Length 74' 4"; Beam 12' 5"; Draft 4' 2"; Speed 12 kts.; Complement 12; Armament one 1-pounder and one machine gun.


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Shark 86k Hauled out of the water, circa 1917-1919.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102208
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