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Marpessa (SP 787)


Motorboat: Built in 1916 by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ; Acquired by the Navy 18 August 1917; Commissioned 1 October 1917; Returned to her owner 7 January 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 17 t.; Length unknown; Beam 10' 1"; Draft 3'; Speed 20 kts.; Complement 11; Armament one machine gun; Propulsion two
gasoline engines.


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