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Owaissa (SP 659)


Motorboat: Built in 1912 as Marie by the New York Yacht, Launch and Engine Co., Morris Heights, NY; Acquired by the Navy 11 July 1917; Commissioned USS Owaissa (SP 659), 6 November 1917; Decommissioned 3 January 1919 at New York and returned to her owner. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 64 t.; Length 77' 9"; Beam 17'; Draft 4'; Speed 8 kts.; Armament one 3-pounder and one machine gun.


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Owaissa 111k Hauled out of the water, prior to World War I.
U.S. Navy photo NH 99499
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