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Letter B (SP 732)


Motorboat: Built in 1912 by the Elco Co., Bayonne, NJ; Acquired by the Navy 7 May 1917; Commissioned 20 October 1917 at Norfolk, VA; Returned to her owner 29 April 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown.; Length 40'; Beam 6'; Draft 2'; Speed 30 kts.; Complement three; Armament none; Propulsion gasoline, one shaft.


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Letter B 85k Photographed prior to her World War I service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102005
Naval Historical Center
Letter B 81k In port with other small craft and a yacht, probably at the time she was acquired by the Navy in May 1917
Naval Historical Center photo NH 99543
Robert Hurst

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