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Cobra (SP 626)

Cobra served both the U. S. Navy and the Department of Commerce

Motor Boat:

  • Built at Lynn, Massachusetts
  • Acquired by the Navy 19 September 1917
  • Placed in service 4 November 1917
  • Transferred to the Bureau of Fisheries 9 September 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Length 53' 7".
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    Cobra 76k In a New England port during World War I. USS L-10 (Submarine No. 50) is in the foreground. USS Parthenia (SP-671) is inboard of Marold [SP 737], and the stern of Cobra is visible at right.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100561
    Naval Historical Center
    Cobra 55k In a New England port during World War I. USS L-10 (Submarine No. 50) is in the foreground. The bows of USS Parthenia (SP-671) and USS Marold (SP-737) are visible at left, tied up alongside each other, with Parthenia inboard. The patrol boat tied up inboard of Cobra is unidentified.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 100864

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