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Doris B. III (SP 733)

Motor Boat:

  • Built in 1912 by the Britt Brothers, Lynn, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 05 June 1917
  • Commissioned 25 June 1917
  • Decommissioned 3 December 1918 and returned to her owner, J. R. Jewett of Cambridge, MA
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 10 t.
  • Length 48'
  • Beam 10'
  • Draft 3' 7"
  • Speed 11.5 kts.
  • Complement: Nine
  • Armament: One 1-pounder and one machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 40hp 6-cylinder Blount and Lovell gasoline engine, one shaft.
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    Sea Otter 122k Underway, prior to World War I
    U.S. Navy Photo NH 94471
    Naval Historical Center

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