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Hobo II (SP 783)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1905 by the Elco Co., Bayonne, NJ
  • Acquired by the Navy 22 June 1917
  • Commissioned 24 August 1917 at Boston, MA
  • Returned to her owner 17 February 1919
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 24 t.
  • Length 75'
  • Beam 10'
  • Draft 4'
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement: Nine
  • Armament: One machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 150hp 6-cylinder Speedway gasoline engine, one shaft.
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