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Chanticleer (SP 663)


Motorboat: Built by Wilton C. Crosby; Acquired by the Navy 21 May 1917; Commissioned 22 May 1917. The craft was employed in southern New England waters until after the November 1918 Armistice and, on 25 November, was returned to her owner, H.S. Hutchinson of New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 37' 5"; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Complement unknown; Armament unknown.


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Motorboat Chanticleer
Chanticleer 109k Anchored off a recreational bathing beach, prior to World War I.
U.S. Navy photo NH 99966
Naval Historical Center
USS Chanticleer (SP -663)
Chanticleer 62k Underway during World War I patrol service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 101391
Naval Historical Center

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