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Shada (SP 580)



Civilian call sign (1919):
King - Watch - Quack - George

Motorboat:

  • Built in 1908 by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 3 April 1917 and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 2 December 1918
  • Returned to her owner 23 April 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 66 t.
  • Length 96'
  • Beam 15' 4"
  • Draft 4' 6"
  • Speed 10.5 kts.
  • Complement 14
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and one 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 100ihp gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Shada 72k In harbor, circa 1917-1919.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102206
    Naval Historical Center

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