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ex-Dreadnought (SP 584)

Motorboat: Built in 1917 by R. Bigelow, Monument Beach, MA; Acquired by the Navy 17 May 1917 from Eldon B. Keith of Brockton, MA; Commissioned USS Dreadnaught (SP 584), 20 October 1917; Transferred to the Fifth Naval District for service; Renamed SP-584 in 1918; Returned to her owner 6 June 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 10 t.; Length 56'; Beam 9' 6"; Draft 3' 6"; Speed 11.3 mph; Complement seven; Armament one 1-pounder and one machine guns.

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SP-584 64k Underway at high speed, probably prior to her World War I era Naval service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 101591
Naval Historical Center
SP-584 96k Hauled out of the water at the Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 14 May 1917.
U.S. Navy photo NH 103474
Naval Historical Center

There is no DANFS history currently available for SP-584.
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