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SP-614
ex-Margaret O (SP 614)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1915 by George Lawley and Sons Corp., Neponset, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 13 December 1917 from H. O. Whitney
  • Commissioned USS Margaret O (SP 614), 20 September 1917
  • Renamed SP-614 in April 1918
  • Returned to her owner 24 April 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 20 t.
  • Length 55'
  • Beam 11' 8"
  • Draft 5' 6"
  • Speed 8.6 kts
  • Complement 12
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one .30 cal. Lewis machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 50hp Standard gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Margaret O 88k Photographed prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99660
    Naval Historical Center
    Margaret O 69k In a boathouse prior to World War I. The boat in the foreground is Zenda (SP 688)
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102579

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Archibald A. Manchester, USNRF1918
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history currently available for Margaret O (SP 614)
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