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Betty M. II (SP 623)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1916 by the Church Boat Co., Sibley, MI
  • Acquired by the Navy 4 September 1917 and commissioned the same day
  • Decommissioned 25 November 1918
  • Returned to her owner 17 March 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 19 t.
  • Length 60'
  • Beam 10'
  • Draft 2' 9"
  • Speed 25 kts.
  • Complement: Six
  • Armament: One 3-pounder and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two 125hp 6-cylinder Van Blerck gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Betty M. II 148k Halftone reproduction of a photograph of Betty M. II underway, prior to her U.S. Navy service.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99359
    Naval Historical Center

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