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Celeritas (SP 665)

Motorboat: Built in 1916 by the Robert Jacobs Shipyard, City Island, NY for David Goodrich as a yacht for commuting; Designed by Swasey, Raymond, & Page; Sold to R.B. Myer of New York City; Acquired by the Navy 28 May 1917; Commissioned 29 May 1917; Struck from the Navy list 17 May 1919; Sold 25 June 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 60' 9"; Beam 11' 5"; Draft 3' 3"; Speed 30 mph; Complement unknown; Armament unknown.

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Celeritas 96k Off City Island Tom Nye
Celeritas 89k Underway, probably in the vicinity of New York City, in 1916-1917.
U.S. Navy photo NH 99964
Naval Historical Center
Celeritas 68k Underway at high speed, circa 1916-1917.
Photographed by Edwin Levick, New York.
U.S. Navy photo NH 101389
Naval Historical Center

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