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Get There (SP 579)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1916 by Wood and McClure, City Island, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 14 July 1917
  • Commissioned 10 August 1917
  • Decommissioned 6 March 1919
  • Struck from the Navy list 13 March 1919 and returned to her owner, J.S. Bache of New York City
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 15 t.
  • Length 58' 2"
  • Beam 10' 6"
  • Draft 2' 8"
  • Speed 28 kts.
  • Complement: Eight
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and two .30 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two 200hp 8-cylinder Van Blerck gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Get There 91k Photographed by Edwin Levick, of New York City, while underway circa 1916-1917 Tom Nye
    Get There 81k Photographed by Edwin Levick, of New York City, while underway circa 1916-1917
    U.S. Navy photo NH 96133
    Naval Historical Center
    Get There 150k Underway in New York Harbor, circa 1917-1918. Photographed from USS Indiana (Battleship No. 1). The original print is entitled "An Admirals Barge in N.Y."
    Collection of Arthur J. Rozett.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102948
    Get There 167k Coming alongside USS Indiana (Battleship No. 1), in New York Harbor, circa 1917-1918.
    Collection of Arthur J. Rozett.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102949

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