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Shad (SP 551)


Motorboat: Built in 1907 by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA; Acquired by the Navy 15 May 1917; Commissioned 24 May 1917; Struck from the Navy list 18 August 1919; Sold 10 September 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 17 t.; Length 43' 8"; Beam 10'; Draft 3' 5"; Speed 12 kts.; Complement eight; Armament one 1-pounder.


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Shad 97k Hauled out of the water at the Boston Navy Yard, Massachusetts, circa 1917-1919.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102205
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