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Saxis (SP 615)

Lost 7 July 1917

Motorboat:

  • Built by Thomas Scott
  • Acquired by the Navy 5 May 1917
  • Stranded and lost 7 July 1917 at West Point, VA.

    Specifications:

  • Length 48'
  • Beam 10' 6"
  • Draft 2' 6"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 36hp 3-cylinder Bridgeport gasoline engine, one shaft.
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